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File stuck on desktop

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I was dragging some files to the recycle bin, my finger twitched and they are now stuck on my desktop. I can't move it anywhere and it won't delete.

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File stuck on desktop

@pcgorley 

 

If you have not done so, Restart the computer and log in.

 

The "Desktop" is a folder in your account.

 

Open File Explorer (formally Windows Explorer)

Navigate to your user account.

For example 

C:\Users\<YourAccountName

 

Look for the folder named "Desktop" and double-tap on it to get into the folder

Check for the shortcuts / files you want to delete

Right-Click on the shortcut / file and Delete

 

 

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Thanks Dragon-Fur, That won't delete it either. It's there but it won't delete or drag.

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