Windows 10: How to delete .lnk files using CMD or Powershell?

Discus and support How to delete .lnk files using CMD or Powershell? in Windows 10 Software and Apps to solve the problem; I want to delete two shortcuts in my desktop using powershell or cmd but each of them doesn't recognize them. when I enter `dir` in both cmd and pwsh,... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Software and Apps' started by Jugert Mucomaj, Oct 21, 2021.

  1. How to delete .lnk files using CMD or Powershell?


    I want to delete two shortcuts in my desktop using powershell or cmd but each of them doesn't recognize them. when I enter `dir` in both cmd and pwsh, they jusy not show the shortcuts. it seems like they are ghosts. how can I make to fix this?

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    Jugert Mucomaj, Oct 21, 2021
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  2. Windows 10 WMDC .lnk files

    Hi Jom,

    We suggest performing the steps provided above for us to troubleshoot your issue with copying .lnk files to any devices.

    Let us know if you need further assistance.
     
    Lov Dollente, Oct 21, 2021
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  3. Windows 10 WMDC .lnk files

    • Just to confirm, are you having issues copying shortcuts (.lnk files) to any devices?
      Yes
    • Have you made any changes prior to the issue? No, Except what is described in this trade
    • Are you receiving any error messages? It seems like there is some messages there are suppressed, there is appearing some sounds, like error sounds but no message displayed.
    • Is the issue the same when copying a different file? nope, only on the .lnk files
    • What are the steps that you've done so far to troubleshoot the issue?
      What is described in my previous comments

      When it was working before the specified Windows 10 updates, it would sometimes prompt if want to do or accept something ... But unfortunately I can't remember what is was, i think it was something about if you want to do is for this files types
      and again if you want to do it for all the following files as well.

     
    j.o.mortensen, Oct 21, 2021
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  4. How to delete .lnk files using CMD or Powershell?

    Windows 10 WMDC .lnk files

    Hi,

    We'll need to gather a bit more information to better identify what's causing this. Kindly answer the following:

    • Just to confirm, are you having issues copying shortcuts (.lnk files) to any devices?
    • Have you made any changes prior to the issue?
    • Are you receiving any error messages?
    • Is the issue the same when copying a different file?
    • What are the steps that you've done so far to troubleshoot the issue?

    We're looking forward to your response.
     
    Lov Dollente, Oct 21, 2021
    #4
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