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Windows 7: HELP PLEASE. at a loss :(

15 Sep 2012   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
HELP PLEASE. at a loss :(

Hi all,
I recently changed my browser from Firefox to IE9, i imported my bookmarks as explained via another thread here and all was good. There was one folder however that i couldnt get off the bookmark tab so i went into user-pc name etc, favs and deleted it there. I opened IE9 and it was gone, great !!!! BUT
i couldnt actually delete it from favs, so i moved it to the desktop where i cant delete either. Although it has gone from IE9 i still have it on the desktop. There is 1 folder in it, that and the main folder contain no files. I have tried command prompt and deleted from desktop dir, didnt have an effect and i have tried taken ownership from another thread here, i have also rebooted several times but the file still remains and every time i cut, move, drag or anything to the bin the same message comes up with file location not found etc.....

I could just move it to a folder where i never see it again but surely there is a way to bin this little bugger ?

Any help will be greatly appreciated. Thanks,


My System SpecsSystem Spec

15 Sep 2012   #2

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit

Sorted !!! unlocker 64bit rectified the problem.
Thanks for reading anyhow peeps.

My System SpecsSystem Spec
15 Sep 2012   #3

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1

My understanding is nothing is in the folder that sits on your desktop. Try right clicking on it and change it's name to anything. Then see if it will go away. I have had some that I had to right click on them and send to. Mail them to myself and when I get the email delete it.
We were typing at the same time. Glad you got it gone.
Please mark this thread Solved.
My System SpecsSystem Spec

16 Sep 2012   #4

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit

Thanks Bear, i tried the rename thing but again, windows couldnt find the file location. I never thought to try the email thing though :0 nice idea, i will remember that. Unlocker just simply deleted it for me in the end.

Appreciate the input all the same matey.

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