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 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 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 Related resources XP Pro Recycle Bin is empty but still shows files icon - Forum Cannot delete icon of desktop help please. - Forum Update for Byte Chess 0 .5 - Forum Icons on Desktop after 290700 install - Forum cannot delete or move 2 canon mp navigator ex3. 0 files from my desktop . error - 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 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 Ask the community Post an answer Related resources Takes a long time to show files icons in Windows Explorer Forum Icons disappearing Forum Desktop shortcut Icons Forum How can I read files on LaCie Drive using Linux Forum How I can delete icon in my desktop Forum How to hide or show icons on desktop xp Forum Desktop items gone and programs empty Forum Delete Empty Folder with "Permanent" Read Only Attribute Forum empty Forum Recycle bin icon appears full, but it's empty Forum Ghost Icon on Desktop Forum [Solved] Vista busness 32 product key free Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows Vista categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security !