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Windows 7: Unable to delete Defraggler shortcut on Desktop Win 7

29 Mar 2012   #1
Aaron1312042

Win 7 64 bit
 
 
Unable to delete Defraggler shortcut on Desktop Win 7

I uninstalled Defraggler but can't remove the desktop shortcut by right-clicking on the desktop shortcut to delete. Any suggestions? Thanks.


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29 Mar 2012   #2
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Aaron,

What's it doing when you try? Any error messages?

You might see if refreshing (F5) the desktop, or restarting the computer may get rid of the shortcut if it's just a ghost.

If not, then open a "Open" or "Save as" type dialog. For example, open Notepad, and click on File (menu bar) and Open. Next, navigate to the desktop to see if you may be able to delete the shortcut in the "Open" dialog.

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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29 Mar 2012   #3
Aaron1312042

Win 7 64 bit
 
 
RE: Unable to delete Defraggler shortcut on Desktop Win 7

No error messages. I'll try what you've suggested and let you know the results. Thanks.
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29 Mar 2012   #4
Aaron1312042

Win 7 64 bit
 
 

I had shut down the PC and the icon disappeared on startup. Thanks
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29 Mar 2012   #5
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

That's great news Aaron. You're welcome.
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