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Re^3: unlink fails to delete files with perculiar names

by BrowserUk (Pope)
on Nov 22, 2011 at 16:51 UTC ( #939497=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^2: unlink fails to delete files with perculiar names
in thread unlink fails to delete files with perculiar names

Then I suggest you try del "D:\Users\Dave\Documents\Personal\CV\~$rriculum Vitae - 09 June 2007.doc" on a command line and see what error message is produced by the shell.

Update: Having seen one of your other replies, try doing:

attrib -h -s -r "D:\Users\Dave\Documents\Personal\CV\~$rriculum Vitae +- 09 June 2007.doc"

And then the unlink or del.

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