Cannot delete 3 folders after uninstall [SOLVED]

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Cannot delete 3 folders after uninstall [SOLVED]

Postby SirChick » 23. December 2013 20:17

Hey

I have just uninstalled xampp so i can install a newer version but i cannot delete 3 folders:

Apache
Perl
PHP

I don't know why... i deleted the following services with these commands:

sc delete mysql
sc delete Apache2.2

Yet i still cannot delete the 3 folders!

See screenshot below to know which folders:

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Please help :)
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Re: Cannot delete 3 folders after uninstall

Postby JJ_Tagy » 23. December 2013 22:28

Maybe those aren't the names of the services locking those files.
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Re: Cannot delete 3 folders after uninstall

Postby SirChick » 23. December 2013 22:39

Perhaps not but i don't know what else to do..
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Re: Cannot delete 3 folders after uninstall

Postby JJ_Tagy » 23. December 2013 23:22

Start task manager, select services, and find the services. Or open those folders and find out the files that didn't delete.
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Re: Cannot delete 3 folders after uninstall

Postby SirChick » 23. December 2013 23:26

Which services am i looking for ? I deleted apache and mySQL, i don't know what other ones there are to delete?
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Re: Cannot delete 3 folders after uninstall

Postby Altrea » 23. December 2013 23:40

Restarting your computer should do the trick
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Re: Cannot delete 3 folders after uninstall

Postby SirChick » 25. December 2013 03:33

Altrea wrote:Restarting your computer should do the trick



You are correct, it did! Thanks!
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