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Windows 7: Unknown file on desktop will not delete

02 Feb 2018   #1
BreanneS

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 
Unknown file on desktop will not delete

I don't know if this is the right place but I have a file on my desktop that only shows itself as a "file" and is titled sngs. I think this was created when I saved a .mp3 file to my desktop which I did move to the recycle bin...then this random file got left behind.

I already tried to do a disk cleanup and the file still remains. I also restarted several times. When I try to delete it, it says that it had moved location and to relocate the file before deleting...but...its right there on the desktop. Would a system restore even remove the file?






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02 Feb 2018   #2
samuria

win 8 32 bit
 
 

First run a disk check it may be corrupted
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02 Feb 2018   #3
BreanneS

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

It just finished and said there was nothing wrong. The file is still on the desktop.
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02 Feb 2018   #4
samuria

win 8 32 bit
 
 

When you look at the security tabefor the file who owns it and has full control?
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02 Feb 2018   #5
BreanneS

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

In security it gives me an error saying "The requested security information is either unavailable or can't be displayed." I also scanned the file and it's clean. When I go to safe mode I can still see the file on my desktop.

I FIXED IT. Nothing else worked except for this program Download
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11 Feb 2018   #6
RoWin7

Win 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

Unlocker is free, and I've had it about 10 years. http://www.emptyloop.com/unlocker/
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