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Windows 7: Can't delete files from my documents or desktop

09 May 2014   #21

W7 Pro SP1 64bit

See if the info in this post/video/thread can help:
Undeletable 0 Byte File

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09 May 2014   #22

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by UsernameIssues View Post
See if the info in this post/video/thread can help:
Undeletable 0 Byte File
That did the trick. Both of the files are gone! I'm not sure how it worked because I got an error saying the file could not be located or something along that lines but when I closed the window the one on the desktop was gone. So I tried it again with the file that was in documents.This time I didn't get an error message it just went back to C:users\AMS\documents but the file was gone. There was never a yes or no option for deleting either of them but it seemed to work. Thank you so much and thanks to everyone else that tried to help! I really appreciate it!
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09 May 2014   #23

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
Clean up

Great! Thanks to UsernameIssues for the solution.

You should really uninstall those programs that you downloaded if they're of no use - particularly Broken Shortcut Fixer.
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10 May 2014   #24

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit

Already did. Thanks!
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10 May 2014   #25

Windows 7 Ultimate

It happened to me sometime, pressing F5 (refresh) solved the problem.
For some reason sometime windows don't updated the file list
and the file appear to be there but it is not.

if the problem persist with F5 what happens if you reboot?
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