Windows 10: Can't Delete ISO File

Discus and support Can't Delete ISO File in Windows 10 Support to solve the problem; I Can't Delete ISO File that I have on an external disk drive. It says "the action can't be completed because the file is open in system." This is an... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Support' started by jimlau, Mar 20, 2019.

  1. jimlau Win User

    Can't Delete ISO File


    I Can't Delete ISO File that I have on an external disk drive. It says "the action can't be completed because the file is open in system." This is an unopened video file.


    How can I delete it?


    Thanks.

    :)
     
    jimlau, Mar 20, 2019
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  2. HAT
    hat Win User

    wont boot into ISO file?

    hm I used nero and put the iso on there like anything else
    ill try your suggestions with the .nrg file I no longer have the .iso (threw away)
    i was just curious
     
  3. timta2 Win User
    Need ISO maker

    Um, feel free to correct me if I'm wrong, but isn't UDF the DVD format?

    "The name ISO is taken from the ISO 9660 file system used with CD-ROM media, but an ISO image might also contain a UDF file system."

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ISO_image
     
    timta2, Mar 20, 2019
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  4. Can't Delete ISO File

    Delete an ISO image file

    Hi,

    Thank you for posting your query on Microsoft Community.

    I understand that you are facing issues with Windows 10. I apologize for the inconvenience caused to you.

    The issue could occur if the proper steps have not been performed to unmoun the iso image from the Computer.

    To assist you better, please provide the information:

    How did you tried to delete the ISO image on the Computer?

    I suggest you to follow the below steps and check if it helps.

    1. Open File Explorer and click on This PC.

    2. Right-click on the virtual drive that was created while mounting ISO file and select
    Eject.

    3. The virtual drive will be removed from your PC.

    Let us know if you need any further assistance on Windows related issues and we will be glad to help.
     
    Nyima Yonten, Mar 20, 2019
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