Windows 10: Deleted desktop files keep reappearing after deletion

Discus and support Deleted desktop files keep reappearing after deletion in Windows 10 Support to solve the problem; Hi, if i delete a file, folder, .rar, etc. from my desktop and open a game, or program, the file keeps reappearing on the desktop. If i press F5 on... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Support' started by DuckyStar, Sep 28, 2020.

  1. DuckyStar Win User

    Deleted desktop files keep reappearing after deletion


    Hi,

    if i delete a file, folder, .rar, etc. from my desktop and open a game, or program, the file keeps reappearing on the desktop. If i press F5 on the desktop it disappears, but it's very annoying to be pressing F5 the hole time and if i try to delete the file it tells me that i should try again because the file isn't in its location anymore. It's kinda a ghost/zombie file reappearing.

    What should i do or try?

    Windows 10 Pro 2004


    Deleted desktop files keep reappearing after deletion [​IMG]

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    DuckyStar, Sep 28, 2020
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  2. 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, Sep 28, 2020
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  3. Reappearing files I deleted

    Hi Aleander,

    Thank you for posting in Microsoft Community.

    We understand how you feel about the situation. We're sorry for the trouble.

    I suggest you to follow the below steps to delete the folder and check if it's reappear.


      • Open the Command prompt with admin (Windows +x and select Command prompt).

      • In the command prompt, type the command below and press enter.

        NOTE: Substitute
        Full Path of Folder within quotes below with your folder's full path within quotes instead.

        RD /S /Q "Full Path of Folder".

      • The folder should now be deleted.

      • Close the command prompt.
    Please reply to us with the status of the issue and check if it helps.

    Thanks.
     
    Anil Madishetty, Sep 28, 2020
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  4. MohanC Win User

    Deleted desktop files keep reappearing after deletion

    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, Sep 28, 2020
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