Windows 10: Unable to delete a folder on my desktop

Discus and support Unable to delete a folder on my desktop in Windows 10 Customization to solve the problem; I have this folder on my desktop and I want to delete thatbut when I delete that I'm getting this error message why is this happening and what am I... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Customization' started by chenitha nethvin, Sep 15, 2021 at 4:07 AM.

  1. Unable to delete a folder on my desktop


    I have this folder on my desktop and I want to delete thatbut when I delete that I'm getting this error message why is this happening and what am I suppose to do?

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    chenitha nethvin, Sep 15, 2021 at 4:07 AM
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  2. Trouble deleting a folder

    Thanks for the suggestion but it says "delete folder failed for E:\....." for each folder I try.

    *Confused Unable to delete a folder on my desktop :confused:

    Will I be forever stuck with these unnecessary folders? *Oh Well Unable to delete a folder on my desktop :eek:hwell:
     
  3. topgundcp Win User
    Unable to delete a folder - Invalid folder name


    Suggestion:
    1. Run chkdsk x: /r to make sure that there's no HD corruption.
      x: is the drive containing the folder you want to delete.
    2. Try to delete the folder again. If still does not work, go to step 3.
    3. Download: Download - Linux Mint and create a bootable USB using: Rufus - Create bootable USB
    4. Boot up with Linux Mint and try to delete the folder again.
      NOTE: Unlike WinPE. Linux does not have any Windows permission imposed to it so it is easier to delete.
     
  4. Try3 Win User

    Unable to delete a folder on my desktop

    Deleted icons stay on desktop (not in desktop folder)

    I can only suggest that you
    1 Add a list of steps you have already taken.
    2 Add a comment about restarting the computer. Do the deleted icons disappear then?
    2 Add a comment explaining if any Desktop items do delete correctly and whether or not there are any significant differences between those that do delete correctly and those that don't.
    3 Add a list of any OS tweaks you have done & any third-party OS-related utilities you have run.

    I assume you have already reinstalled your display driver.
    I don't see a Repair install as being relevant. Repair Install - TenForumsTutorials

    Denis
     
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