Windows 10: Deleting files doesn't remove them

Discus and support Deleting files doesn't remove them in Windows 10 Network and Sharing to solve the problem; I installed Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020 into a secondary SSD drive G: and MFS creates a symbolic link to the installation location in C: I deleted... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Network and Sharing' started by Mirowen, Jan 22, 2021.

  1. Mirowen Win User

    Deleting files doesn't remove them


    I installed Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020 into a secondary SSD drive G: and MFS creates a symbolic link to the installation location in C:

    I deleted some mods I had in the custom folder. But when I wanted to use the mods again it asked me if I wanted to replace them as if they're already there.

    If I choose yes it says access denied and then the mods show up in the community folder with 0 byte size.

    If I choose no they just show up with 0 byte size.

    And even if I delete the mods folders again the same thing happens if I try to paste them again.


    The folders properties shows that their size is 0 as stated above but their size on disk is the actual mods sizes.

    Now I tried a quick format of my drive and then reinstalled MFS and to my surprise the issue still persists.


    EDIT: I already tried deleting the files using CMD and Shell.


    Any idea as to how to fix this?

    Cheers.

    :)
     
    Mirowen, Jan 22, 2021
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  2. BetoLP Win User

    Windows doesn`t start. Authomatic repair doesn`t work.

    Thanks again!!

    I`m sorry I had not noticed that the text on the picture was in spanish. It says that windows has replaced some damaged clusters in "name" file and "directory". Then, at the end "an unspecified error occurred (75736e6a726e6c2e 4f6)".

    I`ll do it and I`ll be updating this thread when I have the report.

    - - - Updated - - -

    I ran SeaTools. These are the results:

    Deleting files doesn't remove them [​IMG]


    Does it mean my HDD is useless?
     
    BetoLP, Jan 22, 2021
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  3. BetoLP Win User
    Windows doesn`t start. Authomatic repair doesn`t work.

    Thanks for your answer, ken!
    I deleted all my data. I had have it backed up.

    I did a clean installation using the windows media creation tool (usb option).

    No, I didn`t. I thought a clean installation would solve the problem.

    After posting my previous message, I did it.


    Deleting files doesn't remove them [​IMG]


    After chkdsk, I close cmd and tried to boot and the laptop just turned it off. This morning I`ve restarted it and automatically windows did a repair. Windows has booted and it seems that the repair tool has removed chrome and acrobat pdf reader (the only two programs I had installed after reinstalling windows).

    Now Windows is installing updates and restarting my lapop, I`m kind of frightened. I don`t want it to happen again. Anyhow, I want to know what has brought the issue

    I`ve been looking for information about the error code at the end of the picture and I didn`t get anywhere.
     
    BetoLP, Jan 22, 2021
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  4. Deleting files doesn't remove them

    How to delete Suggested Sites in Win 10 Edge

    When I right click Suggested Sites in the Fav Bar, a "delete" window appears, but, clicking delete does not delete the Suggested Sites from the Favourite Bar.

    If I open up Favourites, then the Favourites Bar, and right click the delete window for Suggested Sites-this doesn`t work either.

    The Suggested Sites does nothing, (it certainly doesn`t show me a list of suggested sites), and takes up valuable space in my Fav Bar.which is why I want to rid myself of it.
     
    barrierlee, Jan 22, 2021
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