I tried to move it, rename it, etc -- no dice. That worked for a file i had which had a blank space at the end! Long story short, I could not delete the torrent files from the desktop. Kelly September 29. 2008 14:55 @vassos: try using 'rmdir' instead of del.1. check my blog
It turns out the problem was: the filename ended with a dot, e.g. He began blogging in 2007 and quit his job in 2010 to blog full-time. Windows does not recognise its existence.Plus, as soon as you create any file or folder in a folder whose name ends with a space, the DOS command, RD, or RMDIR does I had to look through the comments again to realize my annoying file had a SPACE at the end and not a dot.
i tried using ur suggestion but itsnot happening .... :(the file names r strange like "*", "STX"C:\MetaStock Data\april\ pls help piyush April 29. 2009 07:30 Thank you! Pearl May 12. 2009 12:32 Thanks a MILLION. 'Unlocker Assistant' worked. I'd dig into the underlying SQL tables of your SharePoint site to see if you could fix it there. Elevated Sky December 10. 2008 11:19 I actually tried this and it didn't work.
And the same method deleted it. Joel July 1. 2009 18:13 Solved it! Naturally, the RDP session didn't have an S: drive mapped.Since I was trying to copy a file from my local S: drive to the RDP session, and since my S: drive Copy Paste Remote Desktop Windows Server 2008 Am I doing something wrong?
little_big_man July 16. 2009 16:46 Excellent guide.I had a few annoying files accumulaling.When you can't get a file to behave the way you want it to do it canbriefly take over At last, after several months, I could delete an annoying file thanks to your precious advice. Some where in some manual the exact syntax rules of these DOS commands is documented, I'm sure. But thankfully you can get Win32 to ignore these checks by prefixing your file paths with \?\, (ie.
Dan August 3. 2009 19:51 I had a Safari shortcut that had that "cannot read ...". Remote Desktop Copy Paste Not Working Windows 10 Now time to catch the 405. How to delete the lines from a file that do not contain dot? Mahdi July 20. 2009 15:45 Thank you much!!
Andrew November 2. 2008 08:59 ..OMG! https://community.dynamics.com/gp/b/markpolino/archive/2011/01/12/remote-desktop-cannot-copy-file-cannot-read-from-source-file-or-disk Yes, it worked on my (Win XP NTFS) system. Cannot Copy From Remote Desktop To Local First Name Please enter a first name Last Name Please enter a last name Email We will never share this with anyone. Enable Copy Paste Remote Desktop Windows Server 2003 Under Local devices and resources, click More.
Took awhile but that's cause I had not used a command prompt in years and forgot to put a space after del Carlos November 5. 2009 22:32 Like everyone before me, click site Copyright © 2002-2015 ChicagoTech.net, All rights reserved. Thanks again! I lost sleep for 1 day due to this "cannot read from the source file or disk" error. Enable Copy Paste Remote Desktop Windows Server 2012
it works like magic.One other thing...Whenever you create a folder ending with a dot, you can neither access nor delete it.Should you however create a folder whose name ends with a Well done the Wildcard at the end was the only way to take it off the Desktop!Good teamwork all! Eugenia September 14. 2008 02:28 Wow!Never mind! news loc June 23. 2009 10:17 RMDIR!
Eric February 28. 2009 23:32 example spacing correctionOnly required space is between del and the \\?\ any other spaces are the actual spaces in the directory and file names.C:\>del \\?\c:\documents and Rdp Clipboard Fix Keksich July 1. 2009 09:04 Unlocker doesn't help either. This worked wonderfully.
There may be some hacker potential for this method of creating (practically) undeletable files. Thanks Dietmar March 22. 2009 03:26 Hey thanks for the solution! Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Subscribe to Our Newsletter Featured Posts5 Ways to Make Sure No One is Monitoring Your ComputerHDG Explains - Swapfile.sys, Hiberfil.sys and Microsoft Remote Desktop Mac Clipboard Your trick seemed to work, but then my recycle bin showed it had something in it.
Those guys RULE! I had a few of these files that came from.......a MAC. It did appear to have a trailing space in the name. More about the author I used your copy/paste idea, and the offending file is gone!
rajkuma April 6. 2009 12:44 Well done man..... BryTech February 9. 2009 23:52 Awesome solution, thanks!! it worked for me. Grrrrrr ..
I have written about a program called TeraCopy, which will copies files even if they are corrupted. Neil December 10. 2008 11:22 I wonder if you could rename a file rather than create one ending with a period. That part is fine.