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Problem When Deleting Empty File


I have used universal extractor (ue) to extract an installer file (.exe) to my desktop folder. One of the files that the ue has created is an empty file with a blank name (also it doesn't have an extension) - this empty file is included in the installer file packet. When i view it in windows explorer, its full name is blank (i have unchecked the option 'hide extensions for known file types').

I try to delete it but i get a message 'an unexpected error is preventing the operation. Make a note of this error code, which might be useful if you get additional help to resolve this problem. Error 0x80070091: the directory is not empty. '.

I also try another method. Cut and paste that empty file to the recycle bin. And i get another message 'you need to provide administrator permission to delete this folder', i click continue button then another message appears 'you require permission from to make changes to this folder'. I have logged in with my administrator account - it is the only user account in my computer. These messages still appear after i try to run the windows explorer as an administrator and delete that file.

I restart my computer, enter safe mode, delete that file with two methods i mentioned above and still got those message. So i use system restore and windows backup to bring my computer to the time before that file was created but all of them don't have any effects.

That empty file make me confuse. I think maybe there are some problems with the file allocation table (fat), so this makes windows can create and display that empty file but cannot access to it (i also can't rename or add attribute to it) (?!). I have used chkdsk to check my disk but windows say it works well. So i still don't know how to delete that file.

Can you help me the solution for this problem?


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