Windows 7 Forums

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: Weird Folder won't uninstall, pops back up

23 Nov 2010   #1
mendopaul

Windows 7 64 bit Home Premium
 
 
Weird Folder won't uninstall, pops back up

Here's a weird one: At one time I had the Ask Toolbar installed and later I uninstalled it. But there is a folder left called "Ask & Record Toobar". It's empty. I delete it and after about 5 to 6 seconds it pops back up in the same place! In 25 years of this stuff I've never run into this. I have nothing running that would cause this. Any ideas?


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

23 Nov 2010   #2
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, clean install, upgrade disc
 
 

Update and run a full anti virus scan
Download and run malwarebytes updated and full scan.
If all are negative try this:
Folder - Delete from Command Prompt

then this
Folder won't Delete - ARGH

as a last resort try this. All your temp folders will be delted, use with care. Be sure nothing that you want will be lost.
http://www.geekstogo.com/forum/files...r-by-oldtimer/
Make a system restore point before use.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 Weird Folder won't uninstall, pops back up




Thread Tools





Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
New window Pops Up everytime I open a folder
I need help :cry: I've just uninstalled Internet Explorer on my laptop and I've deleted everything related about Internet Explorer Including the Internet Explorer Folder Located in Local Disk (C: )/Program Files. Then after I've restarted my laptop I opened a folder and instead of the folder...
General Discussion
Weird Network Connection after uninstall of OpenVPN
Hi guys, after I uninstalled OpenVPN recently I have a weird network issue. I can browse the internet with Firefox or receive E-Mail with Thunderbird, but programs like Rainmeter cant connect to the net anymore. Also, the built-in browser in Thunderbird shows me a message that says something...
Network & Sharing
Desktop-Folder-Window just randomly pops up
Hi there! I got to this post googling for a solution for my system. I have almost the same issue, just that it does NOT affect my computer on startup. I get exactly this Desktop-Folder-Window just randomly then and when. It pops up in the middle of the work. It puts itself over the active...
General Discussion
Windows Photo Viewer pops in the back layer.
Windows Photo Viewer is the default handler of all pictures file extensions in my computer. But when I double-click any picture files; *.jpg, *.png, *.bmp etc, Windows Photo Viewer pops in the back layer of other windows and applications. You can see the screenshots to be clear. It suppose to...
Music, Pictures & Video
Uninstall and go back to XP
I originally had XP, and decieded to try out the beta. I decided I wanted to go back though after the issues I experienced with my internet. Now I face the problem of uninstalling. I have no system restore points, which I believe is the norm. So here is my situation I have copied the entire...
Installation & Setup
How to Uninstall Windows 7 go back to XP
I installed 7 on top of xp and now my comp needs updated video and ram to work correctly. So I want to uninstall it and have seached net and the two way that I have found do not work. Way 1 is go through command prompts and windows.old file and I printed out directions and followed them exactly...
Installation & Setup

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:32.

Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App