Help, I cant delete a file: If you’ve ever encountered one of the following Windows XP Error message when trying to delete a file.: Cannot delete file: Cannot read from source file. I can assure you, your not alone. This is a fairly common occurence and NO it doesn’t mean you have a virus so you need not worry about that. There is a FREE and very easy to use application available called unlocker that will help you remove or delete the file.
Common Error Messages:
Cannot delete file: Access is denied
There has been a sharing violation
The source or destination file may be in use
The file is in use by another program or user
Make sure the disk is not full or write-protected and that the file is not currently in use