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Windows 7: Cannot delete file

3 Weeks Ago   #1
yildizabdullah

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 
Cannot delete file

When I press the 'Delete' button I get this:

Cannot delete file-capture.png

How can I delete this file?




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3 Weeks Ago   #2
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10, Home Clean Install
 
 

This has happened to me several times; try dragging the item to the trash desktop icon. Do not have one, create one
Click Start, and then click Control Panel.
Click Appearance and Personalization, click Personalization, and then click Change desktop icons.
Click to select the Recycle Bin check box, and then click OK.
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3 Weeks Ago   #3
yildizabdullah

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by richc46 View Post
This has happened to me several times; try dragging the item to the trash desktop icon. Do not have one, create one
Click Start, and then click Control Panel.
Click Appearance and Personalization, click Personalization, and then click Change desktop icons.
Click to select the Recycle Bin check box, and then click OK.
It didn't work for me. Restarting the computer didn't work either.
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3 Weeks Ago   #4
BisVal

Win 7 Ult 64-bit
 
 

Install Unlocker and delete the file with it.
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3 Weeks Ago   #5
yildizabdullah

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 

Is there any command-line solution?
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3 Weeks Ago   #6
RoWin7

Win 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

Unlocker's easier. It resides in the right-click menu. If it can't delete, it will do it during the next reboot.

I'm wondering why you have a folder with drivers on your desktop. Is it a backup for a system drivers folder?
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3 Weeks Ago   #7
yildizabdullah

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by RoWin7 View Post
Unlocker's easier. It resides in the right-click menu. If it can't delete, it will do it during the next reboot.

I'm wondering why you have a folder with drivers on your desktop. Is it a backup for a system drivers folder?
I was unzipping the Linux kernel but something went wrong.
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3 Weeks Ago   #8
RoWin7

Win 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

Download Unlocker - MajorGeeks
They don't use a 3rd party downloader. I don't know anything about Linux, so you're on your own now.
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