Conflict Folders

Win 95/98/98SE/ME

1) Start - Run - command.exe  then press the enter key

2) You should now be in the C:\Windows\Downloaded Programs Files directory

(If you are not in that directory:
type in: CD\     then press the enter key
type in: CD Windows    then press the enter key
type in: CD Downlo~1   then press the enter key)

3) Type in: Dir conf* and press the enter key

If it returns with a list of conflict folders

(eg: conflict 1 <dir 02-27-01 10:02p conflict.1
conflict 2 <dir 02-27-01 10:02p conflict.2 ..etc...)

Then

4) Type in: Deltree conflict.*   then press the enter key

If you receive a message that the directory is not empty then
a) Type in: CD Conflict.1 and press the enter key
b) Type in: Del *.*  and press the enter key
c) Type in: CD..  and press the enter key
    (Please note CD.. exactly like that with two .  ) 
d) Type in: CD Conflict.2 and press the enter key
repeat b-d for every conflict folder you have incrementing the conflict folder number by 1 until all are removed eg: conflict.1  conflict.2  conflict.3  etc.

5) Type in: exit   then press the enter key

6) Reboot

(Start - Turn off computer - Restart - let it reset and start back up)

Win XP/Win 2k

1) Start - Run - cmd.exe and press OK

2) You should now be in the C:\Windows\Downloaded Programs Files directory

(If you are not in that directory:
type in: CD\     then press the enter key
type in: CD Windows    then press the enter key
type in: CD Downlo~1   then press the enter key)

If it returns with a list of conflict folders

(eg: conflict 1 <dir 02-27-01 10:02p conflict.1
conflict 2 <dir 02-27-01 10:02p conflict.2 ..etc...)

Then

4) RD conflict.*  and press enter to remove all of the directories

If you receive a message that the directory is not empty then
a) Type in: CD Conflict.1 and press the enter key
b) Type in: Del *.*  and press the enter key
c) Type in: CD..  and press the enter key
    (Please note CD.. exactly like that with two .  ) 
d) Type in: CD Conflict.2 and press the enter key
repeat b-d for every conflict folder you have incrementing the conflict folder number by 1 until all are removed eg: conflict.1  conflict.2  conflict.3  etc.

5) Type in:  exit  then press the enter key

6) Reboot

(Start - Turn off computer - Restart - let it reset and start back up)

 

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