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Windows 7: Messed up shortcuts won't delete

16 Jan 2011   #1

Microsoft Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit
 
 
Messed up shortcuts won't delete

I have a picture to show you what I mean. I tried putting Civ in there as I've done with all my other games before, but I suppose since it is linked with steam, it wont let me. But now I can't remove the files and it won't let me double click it (to play) or right click it to delete. I appreciate any help, thanks guys



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16 Jan 2011   #2

Windows 8 Pro 9200 x64 w/Media Center
 
 

highlight the file and go to organize on the bar, do you have options?
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17 Jan 2011   #3

Microsoft Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit
 
 

yes, clicked delete and nothing.
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18 Jan 2011   #4

Microsoft Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit
 
 

I installed a program to help me remove them and it cannot find them. So its like a remnant of the program (Civilization) is left but its actually not there in reality. I have no clue how to remove this


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18 Jan 2011   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 x64
 
 

Did you try remove it with Unlocker ?
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18 Jan 2011   #6

Microsoft Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit
 
 

lol I found the answer right here on this forum. Its a registry edit (Basically deleted the files in the games folder). Heres the link I used. Thanks for your help guys.

Games Explorer Folder - Delete a Game
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18 Jan 2011   #7

Windows 8.1 Pro RTM x64
 
 

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18 Jan 2011   #8

Windows 8.1 Pro RTM x64
 
 

You're welcome. I see you've found the link at the same time as me.
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18 Jan 2011   #9

Microsoft Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit
 
 

Had the right idea. +1 to your already massive reputation
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