How to Delete “Access Denied” files

Brad’s interesting tip of the week:

Have you ever tried to delete a file, be it a virus or spyware file, and no matter what you try you receive an “Access Denied” error? Well I had that exact same problem with a pesky virus on my warehouse server. Norton, McAfee, and two other virus programs could not delete this stupid file. I also tried safe mode and recovery console with no luck. After a little googling I came across a program called Moveonboot. This program will flag any file you want for move, copy, or delete upon reboot. I don’t usually plug programs, but this program saved me a lot of time and money at work today so I’m happy to fill others in on it.

You can download it here.

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Comments

  1. I tried to use Moveonboot but it also gave access denied to delete

  2. this program does not work