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Old 02-09-07, 02:28 PM   #4
LycosV
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Default Re: Can't delete windows.old folder after Vista upgrade

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Originally Posted by nekrosoft13
i have excact same problem, and thas because of securom

securom creates two files with illegal characters that contains some keys or some other bull****, its part of securom driver

those files can't be deleted by normla means
I had the exact same problem as well, I've always hated secuROM.
To fix it just navigate to the folder the weird file names are in using a command prompt. Once you're in that folder just "del *.*" and it'll fry the two offending files, bizzare filenames or not. Then you can kill the folders normally in Windows.
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