How to delete empty (0 byte) desktop icons Tags: Configuration Desktops Desktop Icons Windows Vista Last response: December 24, 2013 10:22 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 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" 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. m 0 l Related resources How to delete empty files from my desktop computer? - Forum How to delete name of desktop icons - Forum Startup menu says empty no desktop icons showing - Forum After use windows vista tranformation 9.0.1 my desktop is empty. Help Me!!! - Forum Icons won't delete from desktop - 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. 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. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources How to delete Desktop configuration Icon Forum Solvedhow to delete these search icons Forum How to delete desktop icon sadow Forum How to remove desktop icons w/out deleting? 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 Outlook 2003 Multiple 'contacts' - how to delete the ones that are empty Forum DVD Wrtier says 0 bytes free on a empty dvd Forum SolvedHow to have multiple desktops with different icons on each desktop Forum DVD Wrtier says 0 bytes free on a empty dvd Forum Solvedhow to remove shadow under desktop icons? Forum To delete internet explorer from my desktop icons Forum SolvedI have an icon on my desktop which i cant delete Forum how can i get back the desktop icon i have accidentally deleted is their any way to find the icon ? Forum how can I get my windows 8 desktop icons to look right? they are sort of greyed out - but still are usable. Also the clock i Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows Vista categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security !