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    Bob A Posts: 1, Reputation: 1
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    Sep 13, 2005, 07:57 PM
    Can't delete .dll file
    I downloaded Thunderbird 1.6.0 after much delays and restarts. Tried to install it
    But got a 'pop-up' from 7-ZIP "Unspecified error." I don't use 7-ZIP but it is on my machine. Tried to delete it but was denied as "it was in use." I nibbled at the files, deleting each segment one by one. Got it down to a .dll and finally got that deleted. But would you believe that it, although "gone" acts like it is still there and is still putting out that pop-up and blocking me from installing my email program. What the Heck?
    Bob A
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    LTheobald Posts: 1,051, Reputation: 127
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    Sep 14, 2005, 01:37 AM
    You shouldn't uninstall something by just deleting the files. Things will get missed and you'll just get problems like this. Next time, go to the control panel and use Add/Remove Programs.

    Sounds like 7-Zip has something like a service running that's using the DLL in question. Try Start >> Run >> MSConfig and check the services and startup tabs to see if there is anything related to 7-ZIP and if there is, remove them. Then restart and you shuold be able to remove the DLL.

    There still might be things you haven't removed though - registry keys etc. The best thing to do might be to download and reinstall 7-ZIP then remove it uising Add/Remove Programs as this should get it all.
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    mistiwalters Posts: 1, Reputation: 1
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    Oct 23, 2005, 08:51 AM
    WS2LTREP.exe and HTTMQRT.exe errors

    I have a question?
    When I go to shut down windows XP I get two Error messages
    DLL Initialization Failed
    DLL Initialization Failed

    They pop up when I try to close windows and you have to hit the OK button 50 million times before windows will shut down

    Can someone help me
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    Chery Posts: 3,666, Reputation: 698
    Gone, But Not Forgotten

    Oct 23, 2005, 12:55 PM
    Errors - cleaners
    I have found the following in my subscribed membership site, maybe this might help you get rid of files that are called 'orphans'. Read up on it and try it. Good Luck.

    A system optimization tool that removes unused & temporary files from the system, allowing it to run faster, more efficiently, and giving more hard disk space. Requires Windows 98 & later.

    These files could be residue from what you 'deleted' instead of uninstalled, and are still in the registry.

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    drmusic4771 Posts: 6, Reputation: 1
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    Sep 16, 2010, 12:22 AM
    Comment on Chery's post
    It worked for me for some reason when I tried to uninstall winzip 7 it kept saying program fileswinziphlp.txt or something like that and was in use so I would not uninstall until I took your advice and it worked thanks so much it was so annoying.
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    drmusic4771 Posts: 6, Reputation: 1
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    Sep 16, 2010, 12:22 AM
    Comment on Chery's post
    Ccleaner worked for me!!

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