How to delete empty (0 byte) desktop icons Tags: Configuration Desktops Desktop Icons Windows Vista Last response: August 18, 2014 5:35 PM in Windows Vista Share guavabob69 July 31, 2012 5:17:31 AM How to delete an empty (0 byte) but named desktop icon? More about : delete empty byte desktop icons Reply to guavabob69 clif_hawk July 31, 2012 5:49:14 PM run regedit and go to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Desktop\NameSpace under NameSpace you will see GUIDs check them(dont remove recycle or my computer ....) if you find remove GUID if it does not solve use rd /s /q "file path" Reply to clif_hawk m 0 l clif_hawk August 5, 2012 8:16:12 PM download Unlocker from Cnet.com http://download.cnet.com/Unlocker/3000-2248_4-10493998.... will delete when no other program will. Reply to clif_hawk m 0 l Related resources How to delete empty files from my desktop computer? - Forum How to delete name of desktop icons - Forum How to delete a empty storage device? - Forum Startup menu says empty no desktop icons showing - Forum How to delete Desktop configuration Icon - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer SR-71 Blackbird August 5, 2012 11:08:17 PM http://www.malwarebytes.org/products/fileassassin This will get the job done. Reply to SR-71 Blackbird m 0 l Robform December 24, 2013 10:22:55 PM Greetings to y'all! I found the answer to this messy problem with the simple program called Unlocker. UNLOCKER 1.9.2 BY CEDRICK 'NITCH' COLLOMB www.emptyloop.com/unlocker/ I tried numerous proffered CMD solutions, MS solutions and a couple of other commercial programs. Unlocker did it. Thanks Cedrick from me Down-Under. Reply to Robform m 0 l avigirl August 18, 2014 5:35:35 PM Are you trying to delete the icon or the file it represents? Judging by the fact that you said there's no file attached, all you have to do is right click the icon and hit "delete". Reply to avigirl m 0 l Ask the community Post an answer Related resources After use windows vista tranformation 9.0.1 my desktop is empty. Help Me!!! Forum How to delete desktop icon sadow Forum Icons won't delete from desktop Forum How to remove desktop icons w/out deleting? Forum Solvedhow to delete these search icons Forum SolvedUnable to delete unwanted 0 bytes files from my 8gb SanDisk Micro SD Card. Please HELP! Forum How I can delete icon in my desktop Forum DVD Wrtier says 0 bytes free on a empty dvd Forum Outlook 2003 Multiple 'contacts' - how to delete the ones that are empty Forum SolvedNew help fast, windows xp desktop icon overloaded, need to delete Forum DVD Wrtier says 0 bytes free on a empty dvd Forum SolvedHow to have multiple desktops with different icons on each desktop Forum how to lock JUST my shortcut icons on desktop in vista,,NOT the computer, just my icons Forum To delete internet explorer from my desktop icons Forum Solvedhow to remove shadow under desktop icons? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows Vista categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security !