Windows 10: Can't delete files on desktop

Discus and support Can't delete files on desktop in Windows 10 Network and Sharing to solve the problem; Hi I've had this problem for a while now...I can't delete or move items on my desktop unless I restart my PC. Please don't post links on how to set... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Network and Sharing' started by KevinPheiffer, Aug 20, 2019.

  1. Can't delete files on desktop


    Hi

    I've had this problem for a while now...I can't delete or move items on my desktop unless I restart my PC.

    Please don't post links on how to set permissions, I've tried that MANY times. It does say I don't have permission but I'm the ONLY user and it works fine after I've restarted for a while, then I have to restart again. This is making my windows 10 a really bad idea.

    Could you help with some fix that REALLY works?

    Thank you for the help.

    :)
     
    KevinPheiffer, Aug 20, 2019
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  2. MohanC Win User

    windows 10 deleted my desktop files

    Step 1 - I upgraded to Win 10 and lost all my files on Desktop.

    Step 2 - Found the files in Network - USers- Desktop

    copied all files again to desktop.

    Step 3- Restarted my machine again and lost desktop files again.

    Step 4 - As suggested did the following as listed below but dont find my files.

    • Press “Windows + E”, open This PC/Computer
    • Open Local Disc C, open Windows.old
    • Click on Users, select your User name
    • Go to desktop folder
    Cant find my files. Why is Win 10 deleted files again and again from Desktop ?.
     
    MohanC, Aug 20, 2019
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  3. Cant Delete Files From Desktop

    Well, ran into a weird bug with vista, for some reason i cant delete files from desktop, this normaly happens to .exe files, the ONLY fix seems to be to KILL explorer.exe, and delete the file, then restat explorer, anybody got any idea why this happens?
     
    Rebo&Zooty, Aug 20, 2019
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  4. Can't delete files on desktop

    Cant Delete Files From Desktop

    no x64 support, te x64 version never was made avalable.


    and yes, it says the file is in use, If I kill explorer.exe(desktop) i can use explorer to move/delete the files no problems, its a pain tho because then manytimes i gotta log out or restart to get all my stupid tray icons back(some apps dont auto recover)
     
    Rebo&Zooty, Aug 20, 2019
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