Windows 10: Unable to delete files or folders in my Documents folder using File Explorer on a Windows 10 PC

Discus and support Unable to delete files or folders in my Documents folder using File Explorer on a Windows 10 PC in Windows 10 Network and Sharing to solve the problem; All of I sudden when I select a file or folder in my Documents folder using File Explorer on my Windows 10 PC with Office 365 Home (which just received... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Network and Sharing' started by TimField, Mar 14, 2019.

  1. TimField Win User

    Unable to delete files or folders in my Documents folder using File Explorer on a Windows 10 PC


    All of I sudden when I select a file or folder in my Documents folder using File Explorer on my Windows 10 PC with Office 365 Home (which just received updates on Tuesday March 12) and click on the red "Delete" X or right click and then left-click on "Delete" in the small window, nothing happens. Nothing at all.

    I have restarted several times since this problem appeared.

    Did I inadvertently change a setting or something? Unable to delete files or folders in my Documents folder using File Explorer on a Windows 10 PC 1546e023-2726-4114-9584-ef1ebfa491e5?upload=true.png

    I've tried this in my on several files in various subfolders in my Documents file, but files not in my Documents folder will delete, such as in Music or Downloads.

    I suppose this has something to do with OneDrive?

    :)
     
    TimField, Mar 14, 2019
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  2. Is it ok to delete all the files/documents in temporary folder(Temp)?

    Is it ok to delete all the files/documents in temporary folder(Temp)?

    or do i need it?
     
    computer45, Mar 14, 2019
    #2
  3. Ahhzz Win User
    Windows 10 Tweaks

    Pressing “Windows+Pause Break” (it’s up there next to scroll lock) opens the “System” Window.

    Windows 10: In the new version of Windows, Explorer has a section called Quick Access. This includes your frequent folders and recent files. Explorer defaults to opening this page when you open a new window. If you’d rather open the usual This PC, with links to your drives and library folders, follow these steps:

    • Open a new Explorer window.
    • Click View in the ribbon.
    • Click Options.
    • Under General, next to “Open File Explorer to:” choose “This PC.”
    • Click OK


    credit to Lifehacker.
     
    Ahhzz, Mar 14, 2019
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  4. Tintai Win User

    Unable to delete files or folders in my Documents folder using File Explorer on a Windows 10 PC

    I deleted $Windows~.BT folder that was propably Windows 10 files. How to recover?

    Hello,

    So about two weeks ago I deleted a $Windows~.BT folder (through the cmd). Now I know that was Windows 10 files ready for install.

    How can I download it again? I'm sure I need to reinstall some update. But which?

    Tintai
     
    Tintai, Mar 14, 2019
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