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im trying to defrag my computeer what does it mean when it says my drive c is locked by a disk utilty and how do i unlock it thank u

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This question was answered on May 12, 2003. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

This should help you with your problem if you don't have any access to your C: drive, try deleting your flies this way

To delete the data in the unlocked field, do any of the following:

Highlight the data in the unlocked field, and either click Cut on the Edit menu, click the Cut button on the toolbar, or press CTRL X on the keyboard These commands work on unlocked fields with protect data turned on -or-

Highlight the data in the formula bar and press the DEL key on the keyboard -or-

Remove the data protection while deleting data in the field -or-

Switch to list view to delete the data in the field.

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Posted by Student of Katharine Gibbs School - New York on May 12, 2003