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Cannot delete icon of desktop help please.

Last response: in Windows Vista
April 27, 2010 4:09:19 PM

I'm running vista ultimate, and i have a music icon on my desktop. but it says 0 bytes and when i try to delete it is says "This is no longer located in "path". Verify the items location and try again".

I tried to search for this file and i found it but it still didn't let me delete it i have no idea how to delete this file. i tried doing it in the regedit but it couldn't find it?

please help me out guys/gals,

thanks goodlockin.

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April 27, 2010 8:44:21 PM


Do u try in safe mode?

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April 27, 2010 11:43:12 PM

If your not able to delete this file in safe mode, I recommend to take a look in this guy blog:

There's another solution in this thread also:
(take a look at the last post)
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May 7, 2010 11:48:06 PM

Thanks guys for your help it fixed the problem...those links you sent me Matan Eldan helped alot it took a little fiddling around but i understood the concept in the end.

thanks goodlockin :D 
January 27, 2012 6:46:40 PM

Best answer selected by mousemonkey.
January 27, 2012 6:46:42 PM

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