Windows 10: How to Delete 0 Byte Files

Discus and support How to Delete 0 Byte Files in Windows 10 Network and Sharing to solve the problem; Hello, Searching this forum for a means to delete 0 byte video files I came across a solution by BD45960 who suggests: Run CMD (aka Command... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Network and Sharing' started by Camiele, Feb 4, 2019.

  1. Camiele Win User

    How to Delete 0 Byte Files


    Hello,

    Searching this forum for a means to delete 0 byte video files I came across a solution by BD45960 who suggests:

    Run CMD (aka Command Prompt)
    Use: del (File Location)\File Name*

    example:

    File Name: Ledgers CPB (1) <---note the space at end of file name (* wildcard can catch this if you forgot the space)
    File Location: C:\Users\BD45960\Desktop\Ledgers CPB (1)
    Command Prompt: del C:\Users\BD45960\Desktop\Ledgers*

    Use * wildcard instead of whole file name if possible to catch any strange characters or spaces in file name.

    Before I mess of things I would like assistance tailoring the above command to delete my file. File name: Bumblebee.mkv.mp4 Location:
    C:\Users\ZJ\Videos

    Thank you.

    :)
     
    Camiele, Feb 4, 2019
    #1

  2. 0 byte folder cannot be deleted Problem

    I have a 0 byte folder and I can't delete it. I'm using win 7 64 bit.
    please help *Cry :cry:

    It says access denied when trying, please login as admin blah blah msgs....

    I've searched the net for hours, Trying unlocker, fileassassin, and all other 'file deleter' programs out there. tried on safe mode, tried the cmd commands, even in cmd it says access denied, tried the closing explorer.exe and doing the command. I tried changing permissions and atrributes and it says you do not have permission to view or edit this objects permission settings. I logged in as the Administrator and still no hope.

    the folder originally contained all my movies but since then i moved(using the move command) all of them someplace else(on another hdd) and I thought it was gone but the folder is still there, 0 bytes. It was shared when i deleted it and still appeared on the shared folders list but inaccessible coz it was already deleted so i 'unshared' the folder from the shared folders list. and so the problem began. the folder is still there and it is undeletable

    One surefire way to do it without deleting my files is copying all other files to another HDD and reformat it and copy it back again but my hdd is currently contains 1 tb out of 1.36 and i dont have any hdds with that free space to use.

    ALSO I CAN'T OPEN THE FOLDER it says

    Location is not available

    'directory' is not accessible.
    Access is Denied.

    i think its more of a windows glitch than a virus problem

    help??? *Frown How to Delete 0 Byte Files :(
     
    lyndonguitar, Feb 4, 2019
    #2
  3. SumitRoy Win User
    Windows 10 delete dialog box shows size: 0 bytes

    when deleting file from USB device, I notice that the delete dialog box shows size: 0 bytes. Is that a bug? Windows 10 built 16299.

    steps to reproduce

    1. select a single file

    2. Delete it.

    3. The dialog box will show size 0 bytes.


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    SumitRoy, Feb 4, 2019
    #3
  4. How to Delete 0 Byte Files

    0 byte files in recent plays of xbox music

    I am having trouble with the xbox music recent plays.Even though i deleted all the music files from my phone and sd card i can still see 0 byte files in the recent plays which looks disgusting.Can someone please give me a way to clear it?And also deleted
    songs come up in the songs list even after i delete them as many times as they appear.
     
    lavanyamahathi, Feb 4, 2019
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