recuva i can't delete some files why?

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  1. mantra

    mantra Registered Member

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    Hi
    i use recuva to un-delete some files when i make a mistake

    but today i performed a scan about the deleted files

    and i tried to wipe them , and i get this error

    why?
    why can't i wipe these files?

    thanks
     

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  2. MrBrian

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    From http://www.ntfs.com/ntfs-mft.htm:
     
  3. EASTER

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    I use RECUVA

    You can expect some files are "LOCKED IN THE $mft" , al others will be deleted or else they are zero bytes meaning nothing to wipe as pointed out above for you.

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  4. mantra

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    and is there a way to delele these locked in the $mft?

    thanks
     
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    When you find that out please share, i would like to delete those too.


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    Would you be content in clearing accumulated file table entries? The answer's out there if they're really such a bother ....
     
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