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Windows 7: Deleted folder keeps reappearing on desktop

02 Jan 2011   #1
dingoespain

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 
Deleted folder keeps reappearing on desktop

Hi, I have a folder on my desktop which I used as a temporary location for pictures and videos. Once it was empty I deleted it but every time I open my internet browser it pops up again. I am using Mozilla Firefox and have checked the download settings but this folder is not named in any path that I can see. I also checked WMP but it doesn't appear there either. The only other program I used this folder with was Movavi to convert the video files to MP4 but it's not showing up there either. Any suggestions?


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02 Jan 2011   #2
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10, Home Clean Install
 
 

Welcome
Perhaps some of these ideas will help
Be sure to reboot.
Folder - Delete from Command Prompt
http://winhlp.com/node/39
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02 Jan 2011   #3
dingoespain

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Thanks rich but after days of frustration I finally figured it out just after I posted for help of course! I had a toolbar that was using the folder as my default location. Changed it's path, deleted the folder and it hasn't come back.
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02 Jan 2011   #4
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10, Home Clean Install
 
 

Great glad that the New Year has started right for you.
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23 Jul 2014   #5
oldie

windows 7 Ultimate x32
 
 
Had same trouble for long time

the folder was created new when I started "Syncios" (programm to move pics and more from and to iPhone)
Deleted the program re-installed it many times. Still same Folder on desktop reappeared.
Than changed the default folders for music converted by Syncios. Did not remember I ever used this
And the folder never came back since.
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