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Q: cant delete extracted files from desktop

anybody know how to solve my problem? i delete them but every time at startup the are there again and its cloging up my desktop.

(PS.Its probly a realy stupid question)

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A: cant delete extracted files from desktop

The easy way is to use Move_on_Boot. Works every time!

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When I extract a file or video to desktop I can't find it.
I retsart the pc and the file or video pop up,it does this
almost every time.Any help?

A:Extracted files on desktop

download this 7-Zip right click file needing to be extracted, expand 7zip and click extract to and choose the same name as the file you are unzipping, unzipp's will be there...
vidoe pop up? what? need more facts not random statements...

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Well i extracted this one file to my desktop and it had a lot of files. I extracted to desktop on accident then i deleted all the files which field up my desktop and deleted them. After i had turned off and restarted my computer they were back. Now everyday i have to delete 60+files on my desktop because they keep coming back. Anyone know how to fix this?

A:Extracted a file to desktop

I have a similar problem. There is a folder on my desktop named "Movies". I delete this folder and it just comes back. I have tried cutting and pasting it to a new directory but it just comes back to the desktop and then I have 2 folders names "Movies". I just want the folder to be permanently deleted. Any idea what I should do? Thanks

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I used 7zip to open up a .gz zipped/archived file. It seems like 7zip extracts and downloads the files to open it? Is that correct? If so, where are the files located? Or is it just stored somewhere temporarily and then deleted after?

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When I extract files from a zipped folder, a folder is created but with no files in them. Yet, when I open a zipped folder, the files are visible but inaccessible. Help.

P.S. Running Vista Home Premium

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I have winrar files and in them i have many many important pictures...

However when i extract these pictures it extracts but i cannot see the pictures the folder simply just says 'folder is empty' but it is not empty.. i know this because in properties it says contains: 139 files.....:?:?

anyone have an idea?

A:Solved: Cannot see my Extracted files?

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I don't know if other people had this problem but I have a folder that I need to extract but apparently when I extract it to desktop, I click on the folder and noticed some files were missing. I check the unextracted folder and all the files were fine.
I realized when I extract the folder to desktop, the files aren't actually deleting because they seem to be there in the unextracted folder but not there when I extract them.
the next thing I tried is extracting one file that gets deleted from that folder into the desktop and then nothing happens. So the main thing is that the files wont extract to the desktop for a weird reason. I use McAfee anti virus and I tried disabling
everything possible from it and extracted the file. But it didn't work; also i'm running Windows 10.
All I know is that this is probably not from my antivirus and it has to do something with the file not being extracted.

Please help me fix this problem ASAP as the internet has no good answers or no answers at all.

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I have a 64-bit Windows 8.1 HP. It came pre-installed 7-Zip. When I extract it changes the file names automatically upon extraction.

On my old Windows 7 desktop I had WinZip and this never happened. So I purchased and installed WinZip on the Windows 8.1 and the same thing happened, it changed the file name automatically.

I have tried all over the net and on this site to find a solution but to no avail. I also compared WinZip settings on the W7 and I can't really tell if they are the same as it is different on W8.1

My real concern is that when I extract the folder, it changes the files names adding additional characters where there would be spaces and then an extension of numbers.
Windows 7 did not do this at all. Please help!!! How can I turn this off?
Original file name
Bride & Groom -7
Extracted new file name done automatically

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Hey Guys
I have a little problem. FILES from capturing screens and videos, extracting compress file etc. are NOT showing immediately, I need to refresh the directory folder just to see it.

For example:

I will extract the "a.rar" it contains "a"
After extracting, no files were added to my desktop
But when i refresh my desktop
The file is now shown

A:Delay Showing Extracted Files

This could be related to a corrupted IconCache.db file. Delete C:\Users\%username%\AppData\Local\IconCache.db and restart your computer.

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I would like to ask how to set WinRAR to exclude files with the exact filenames: 'thumbs.db' or '.DS_Store' (without the quotes, ignore case) from being extracted from an archive.

Ex. Files with these filenames should not be extracted:


while files with these filenames should be extracted:

Abcd thumbs.db.txt

In 'Settings->Security->Prohibited file types->File types to exclude from extracting', if I just type in 'thumbs.db .DS_Store' (without the quotes) in the field, will it work the way I described?

Also, does anyone know if WinRAR has a syntax guide for the Prohibited file types list in case I'd like to add more filenames or be flexible with the rules I need?

The reason for this question, is I'd like to not extract unnecessary files from ZIP, RAR or 7z archives in Windows 7 - files like Windows 2000/XP's Thumbs.db file (Thumbnail cache) and Mac OS X' .DS_Store file (Desktop Services Store), while not being too strict and also not extracting files which just contain 'Thumbs.db' or '.DS_Store' in its filename.

A:Setting WinRAR to exclude specified files from being extracted

Yes, it should work.

Here is a piece from WinRar 4.0 Help file

Files to exclude
File masks and file names to exclude from the archiving operation. Wildcards are supported both in path and name parts of masks. If you need to specify several masks, separate them by spaces. If mask contains spaces, enclose it in quotes. For example, you may enter:

c:\temp\info.txt *.bak *.tmp *\temp\

to skip c:\temp\info.txt file, all .bak and .tmp files, all temp folders and all files in temp folders. You may enter file names manually or use "Append" button to browse for file to exclude.

Detailed information about exclusion masks syntax is provided in description of switch -x. This switch uses the same format of exclusion masks as "Files to exclude" field.

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I dowloaded a rar/zip files of 256MB however when i extracted is 3.58G what program can was used to compress too much?

A:I dowloaded a rar/zip files of 256MB however when i extracted is 3.58G what program c

What was the extension of the compressed file and what types of files did it contain?

But it really isn't about the program doing the compressing but the data that is being compressed. Some types of files, such as many image files, are already compressed and any attempts at further compression will accomplish little if anything. Some file types, such as text files and some others, compress very well.

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My girlfriend was on the computer for a bit (she isn't very tech savvy by the way) and when I came back on to open My Documents, all my folders were gone replaced by the files that were located in each and every one of these same folders. Is there a way to revert this or do i have to go through the time-consuming job of regrouping every files into new folders?

Thanks for the help


A:My documents' folders have disappeared and extracted all files.

Hello Tom, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Is this in your Documents library by chance instead?

If so, click on View -> Arrange by -> Folder to see if that may help.

File and Folder Arrangement - Group by - Sort by - Arrange by

Hope this helps,

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Hello to everyone!I need the BIOS image for the laptop Lenovo Yoga 500-15ISK. My laptop doesn't turn on and I want to re-program the BIOS chip with the latest BIOS firmware. I am a technician and it is easy for me to re-program the BIOS chip. Could you give me the extracted files of the D3CN35WW.EXE file please? Thank you in advance!

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Hello everyone

Once again I need a little help

I have files on desktop but I cannot delete it

Can anyone tell me how I can delete these from my desktop?

Thank you, SA7ORA

A:Can't delete files on desktop

We will be glad to help, can you tell us a little bit more. How did they get there?
What did you do when they were first seen?

Depending on your answer there are a number of solutions. We can use system restore, we can hide them etc. It may be a virus.

They are easy to get rid of, just tell us a bit more, please

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Hello all

I installed Norton virus software from Comcast and now
I have desktop ini files and my win. 7 taskbar does not
show the mini windows of programs or IE9 windows I
have open. Also I seem to be finding more of the files poping
up in other locations as well.

I attached the two desktop ini files that are on my desktop now.

Thanks for any help you can offer.
PS I am also just starting to learn about my computer

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I'm currently having problems deleting two files that are on my Desktop.
One file is hurl.exe and the second is aawsepersonal.exe.

I tried deleting these in Safemode, and in the cmd promt. But no luck yet.
Anyone have any suggestions? Each time I load up cmd prompt, I type del hurl.exe but it says it cannot find file. Ive tried typing in the exact file destination after del but no luck with that either. As you can probably tell I'm not very familular with using dos prompt.
If anyone has any suggestions on getting rid of these files either by special programs or using cmd prompt, etc.. I would truely appreciate it.

p.s. I did a search on these forums for hurl.exe and found a solved thread from a person who had the exact same problem. But I couldn't get the solution stated to work. I never really use cmd prompt so I'm sure i was typing something wrong.. Usually it just tells me It cannot find file, etc..

A:Cannot Delete two files on Desktop!

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I bought a new PC. I was lucky to have a backup of the old PC.

I put some files on the desktop of my new PC from the old backup and now I am done with those files but my PC won't allow me to delete them.

Question: How can I delete unwanted files from my desktop?

I am the administrator and logged in as such.

Rhanks in advance,


A:Can't delete desktop files

Try to take ownership first and then try to delete.

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For some reason, anytime I drop a file on the desktop with a .exe extension, I can no longer delete that file from the desktop. Actually...I can delete it, but as soon as I hit F5 or e.g. log off and back on, the file simply reappears. I can only delete a .exe file permanently in Safe Mode. I do not have any problems deleting files with other extensions from the Desktop (but renaming a .exe on the Desktop does not work either).

I use build 7022. My UAC setting is off (slider all the way down). I do not use Offline folders.

When I right-click on the file, it takes about 25 seconds before the actions menu appears. If I then choose Properties, it takes about a minute before the Properties window appears. On the Security tab it says: "You do not have permissions to view or edit this object's permission settings." Under "Advanced" on the Owner tab, it says "Unable to display current owner." When I try to take owenership, it tells me "Access is denied".

I checked the permissions and ownership for my Desktop folder under C:\Users (also for All Users and Public Users), and according to those setting I should be owner and have full control.

What gives??

A:Can't delete .exe files from Desktop?

Hi mobidutch and welcome to the forum!

Please try the following;

Go to Control Panel>Folder Options>Views
Click to select "Show hidden files, folders, or drives
Remove the check mark on "Hide extensions for known file types"
Click on Apply

Go to your desktop and try to delete an exe file again.

Try to run error-checking/checkdisk on your drive
To do this, click on Start>Computer right click your C: Drive and select Properties
Put a check on "Automatically fix file system errors" and "Scan for and attempt recovery of bad sectors" it will give you a prompt saying it will try to run on next reboot.

Another thing you can do is integrity check, you can do that by following the System File Checker post

Let us know how it turns out

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I have windows 7 64 bit.
I have couple of folders and files for web development. Html, and css, and some folders for images on my desktop. I'm trying to delete them and I get a message box "Item Not Found"
"Could not find this item. This item is no longer located in C:\Users\****\Desktop. Verify the item's location and try again."
And if I try to open the files, I get another error message "Location not Available"
"refers to a location that is unavailable. It could be on a hard drive on this computer, or on a network. Check to make sure that the disk is properly inserted, or that you are connected to the internet or your network, and then try again. If it still cannot be located, the information might have been moved to a different location"

I try to delete and drag to recycle bin, the message pops up and I can't do anything with them.

Right click, properties:
0 bytes
blank for fields: Created, modified, accessed.

How can I remove these files and folders from my desktop?

A:Trying to delete files from Desktop

just got a random error message, I took a screenshot of it using the win7 snipping tool and saved the file to the desktop, but it didn't show up on the actual desktop. That's really weird. So I test the snipping tool and save a random screenshot to the desktop, but in the mini saving windows explorer, it did show up, but not in the actual desktop. I've uploaded the SS here:
Edit: When I got this error, my screen shut off for a second, completely blackened out.
Edit2:Something really weird is going on with my computer. The icon images for my some of my newely installed programs (filezilla, a defragmenting program, and another program I downloaded a few days ago have their image icons missing. I'm going to do a virus scan to see if I have anything.

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I cannot delete exe files from desktop (Vista Home Premium SP1). I found a small program called unlocker that helps me deleting these files now, but it is still only a temporary solution.
The files are locked by the explorer process and sometimes by the sidebar process. Only exe files are affected. And only on the desktop. This problem appeared a couple of days ago. I cannot delete the exes, I cannot rename them, but I can replace them by a text file created in a folder (other than desktop), then renamed to the exact same name as the exe. But still I cannot delete even the 0Kb text file once it replaced the exe on the desktop.

Also, I am quite sure that I had an infection because yesterday after rebooting, the system lost the wallpaper (no wallpaper was shown and it was impossible to place one). Also, explorer lost the ability to show icons and thumbnails in newly opened folder windows. It's only after switching from thumbnail view to list and back that it started to generate thumbnails anew.

So after looking on this forum for a similar problem, I ran TempFix.vbe, then ComboFix.exe.

After running Combofix.exe, the wallpaper and thumbnails problems are solved so there definitely was some kind of infection. But still, the problem with explorer locking exe files on the desktop is still there, please help me get rid of it.

Here are the logs:

Version 1.0.3

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A:Cannot delete exe files from desktop

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I have Windows 7 Home Premium and I'm having trouble deleting a file from my documents. I deleted it but it's still showing up on the computer. It also has a shortcut on the desktop that won't go away. When I try to delete it I get a message that says, "Could not find this item." "This is no longer located in C:\Users\AMS\My Documents. Verify the item's location and try again."

It also says the file name, Type: File, Size: 20.9 KB, and the date it was modified.

I've tried a bunch of different things and nothing seems to work. Here's what I've tried so far.....

I've tried renaming it and I get the same message. I've also created a new file, named that file the same thing as the file I'm trying to get rid of.

I've tried command prompts. All I keep getting is ?The system cannot find the file specified.?

I've tried to refresh the desktop, restart the computer, restart the computer in safe mode. None of that worked.

Can anyone help? I don't know a lot about computers so simple terms or step by step directions would be best. Thanks!

A:Can't delete files from my documents or desktop

What do you see if you right click on either/both of the above and select Properties? Mainly the Target field.

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Weird stuff. I can't delete any icons or files off my desktop in Windows 2000. I've dragged them in the trash, renaming them, right clicked and deleted, etc. Also tried finding settings in desktop properties.

Initially, they look like the are deleted, but when I restart the computer, everything deleted comes back.

ALSO: I've run a full scan with Symantec antivirus, Spybot, Spyblaster, and Adaware. All come up clean.

A thought just occurred to me, it may be that nothing is deleting anywhere on the computer, I'll need to check for that tonight.

Meanwhile, any insights?

A:Can't delete files or icons off desktop

Perhaps you could try Unlocker or File Shredder.

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I use windows 7 sp1 and have installed Aol Desktop 9.6 months ago.

I have seen that the file " aolsoftware_RASAPI32.LOG " on this adrres : C:\Windows\tracing has 500 MB size and the file " cache.db " on this adreess : C:\ProgramData\AOL\TopSpeed\3.0 has 250 MB.

I can t delete them because of a error that says the files are open in Aol, even if Aol is closed.

How can i delet these files ?


A:How to delete some large files of Aol desktop 9.6 on drive c ?

Solved !

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Hi, I badly need your help. I just newly installed a WinXP Professional on this PC and I instantly got unwanted popups and unknown programs. All was working fine until when I installed yahoo messenger and ran Launchcast.

I ran ewido scans twice, deleted the Windows folder, and re-installed the OS, but the problem still remains.

There are popups, browser hijack, unknown programs running in the background, a pp4ico.exe in the desktop, and a lot of shortcuts appears on the desktop (shortcuts that lead to urls instead of programs).

Here is the Hijack log as of the moment:
Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 12:03:53 AM, on 10/16/2006
Platform: Windows XP (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 (6.00.2600.0000)

Running processes:
D:\Program Files\ewido anti-spyware 4.0\ewido.exe
D:\Program Files\Hijackthis\HijackThis.exe
D:\Program Files\ewido anti-spyware 4.0\guard.exe
C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [!ewido] "D:\Program Files\ewido anti-spyware 4.0\ewido.exe" /minimized
O4 - Startup: ERUNT AutoBackup.lnk = D:\Program Files\ERUNT\AUTOBACK.EXE
O17 - HKLM\System\CCS\Services\Tcpip\..\{56593362-955D-4629-81F3-DDBCB466E698}: NameServer = Read more

A:Popups, unknown program on desktop, cannot delete some files

You have no anti-virus software and no service packs!

You need to go here and install "Service Pack 1" This will patch numerous security holes in IE and Windows. As your machine stands now it is wide open to attack from all sorts of nasties. You need to get these updates before we proceed or we will be wasting our time.

DO NOT install Service pack 2 yet. If you install SP 2 on an infected machine it will cause serious problems. Just get Service Pack 1 installed. After you get SP1 installed, restart your computer. Come back here and post the new Hijack This log.

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I have a new laptop with installed vista. I noticed twice that vista deliberately deleted files on the desktop.
I tried to do system restore. It took its time to start and then failed.
I shall be grateful if anybody can help.
I was guessing : may be Vista is not configured correctly from the shop I bought my PC

A:vista delete files located on desktop when doing updates

that sounds really wierd, check your event log under system and also under applications. and tell me any errors or warnings that come up

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Model #: s5120y; Product #: KY818AA-ABA;PCBRAND: Pavilion; Vista O.S.; Wireless

1. Please help me delete the full screen length horizontal strip of duplicated files which is on the right side of my desktop.

Example: Public; Computer; Network; Internet Explorer; Control Panel; Recycle; Trend; Kodak; Skype; Pictures..etc. (probably around 50 files)

2. Also, when I point my mouse to the top of the desktop screen, there is a bunch of folders which I would also like to delete.

Example: Google translations; birthday messages, etc

Your assistance in the above is very much appreciated. Many thanks.


A:Delete horizontal duplicated desktop files and folders

right click the icons to delete or right click the screen to change how they are setup or drag icons to customize, was this the info you were looking for?

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Error message:
C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\Desktop\Fonts is not accessible

Access is denied

Multiple folders have this same error.

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 5:54:20 PM, on 6/22/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Common Files\AOL\ACS\AOLAcsd.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\AOL\TopSpeed\2.0\aoltsmon.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\McAfee\HackerWatch\HWAPI.exe
c:\program files\common files\mcafee\mna\mcnasvc.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSK\MskSrver.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32... Read more

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I have been using Webroot Desktop Firewall (WDF), Version, for about 2 years and just started having problems in deleting 34 WDF files from my Internet cache (c:\Documents and Settings\Owner\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files). The first file is:

res://WDF.exe/gif/148 Last accessed 4/30/2010 8:35PM

The remaining 33 files are the same except for the last 3 digits, which are 148, 152, 150, 169, 164, 205, etc. (I can provide the digits for the remaining files if you need them). They were all last accessed at the same date and time.

I have tried to delete these files manually in SAFE mode (WDF is not loaded) but with no success. The only time I can delete them is, while in full operating mode, I close WDF, reopen WDF, and delete them from Windows Explorer without refreshing after reopening WDF. When I refresh, all the files come back plus new files that are repeats of the 34 original files except that they have new "Last accessed" dates/times that coincide with when I reopened WDF. I can delete these new files but not the old ones with the "Last accessed" date/time of 4/30/2010 8:35PM.

It appears that some glitch occurred with WDF on 4/30/2010 at 8:35PM that caused these 34 files to be permanently retained in the Internet cache while the files actually used during WDF operation are easily deleted.

I deleted all my index.dat files while in SAFE mode, but this did not fix the problem either.

This is not a huge deal as the 34 files occupy only... Read more

A:Can't delete Webroot Desktop Firewall files from Internet cache

I contacted Webroot about this problem, and they recommended uninstalling WDF and running a WDF removal tool that they provided via download. I tried these, but the files still stubbornly remain in my Internet cache. Note: when I try to delete them in SAFE mode, my PC beeps very loudly, and no notice comes up that they are in use by another program.

Webroot warned that I would not be able to reinstall WDF because it is no longer available as a free download for customers who have purchased other Webroot products. That was fine because I downloaded the free version of ZoneAlarm to replace WDF. I feel better about that because I don't want WDF leaving more impossible-to-delete files in my Internet cache.

Again, if anyone has recommendations for removing these files, please let me know!

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when i unzip a file using XP home's zip utility,on the last screen the option "show extracted files" is always checked by default. how can i permanently turn this off? tia.

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When extracting files (I use PowerDesk), a checkbox for "remove extracted files from archive" is an option. What does this do? Should I check or un-check?

A:"remove extracted files from archive"

You are probally no longer wondering this question but seems since no one answered you I thought I would.

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Hello. Last year I installed one utility called Wrye Bash used to manage and install mods for the game Oblivion. This particular utility is distributed as a .zip archive, it has no installer. The installation instructions tell to simply extract the archive to the same installation folder where the game was installed. This archive contains folders and subfolders within it. Since July last year, I haven't used or updated Wrye Bash, and 75 new versions were released! Now I'd like to uninstall it first before installing the new version. Uninstalling wouldn't be necessary if the files to be extracted from the new archive overwrote all the files extracted earlier from the old version archive, but this doesn't happen for all the files: some of them are not overwritten. This brings me to this forum.

I'd like to know if there's any way to automatically uninstall (delete) all the files extracted from an archive. There must be a simple way to achieve this I'm not aware of. The hard way would be in Windows explorer to select each and every file in the destination directory which was extracted there from the archive, and then delete them. Is there any easier way to do this? Basically, I wish to know if there's any way to undo the extracting procedure, by automatically removing the files which were extracted to the destination directory.

I was hoping that converting the original .zip archive to a SFX archive with WinRar, I could then use this .exe SFX archive both to install (extract... Read more

A:How to "uninstall" files extracted from an archive?

Since I wasn't getting any replies here, I posted the same question above in Computer Hope Forums here and I got support there.
I don't know why, but I was not able to edit my own post above to correct a few things, I couldn't find the button to do it, although I can read in this same page under Posting Rules: ?You may edit your posts?. I even sent a message reporting that issue to the Forum Administrator, but I didn't receive any replies.

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I do have 3 weird icons on the desktop. Each I delete them and refresh desktop or reboot computer they appear again! Anyone knows what to do to delete them. Thank you.

ScreenShot 1

ScreenShot 2

A:How to delete weird white icons "files" on desktop

What was the last thing you did before they showed up?

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Hello Everybody,

I stupidly saved important folders to desktop; When I click properties says location is c\users\user\desktop which to me is where the folder and files are on the HD.

I have tried using a practise folder to get it from desktop to My Docs with properties showing as a Document, so I can delete from the desktop.
When I create folder on desktop and "send to" My Docs it appears in my doc but when I delete from desktop it deletes both.
I looked at a article about the old way drag and drop as XP did. Found the move to under edit but still can't do it.
there must be a way!
I do not use libraries as they confuse me as to where the file is stored on HD and I only have important docs twice a year, which is also the problem, as I don't repeat what I've learnt enough.

I've been storing some on my old XP drive [Has all my old records on] as I can work that, but I thought I could use the Win 7. Well I'm pathetic , I can't even move a document and know its safe on HD.

I do not use the libraries as sounds simple but I never believe I won't accidently delete.>

Any help will be appreciated.
Regards Shalimar

A:Moving Folders from Desktop to My Docs so I can delete off desktop.

Hi and welcome to SevenForums,
If you right click drag and drop you're offered several options
Move to
Copy to
create shortcut to
And my personal favorite cancel if you make a boo-boo

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I have had an issue where some files won't delete.. while others take too long.. while others delete quickly..

The type of files i mostly deal with are in PDF format..

I have 6 Gigz of memory.. and i'm not running anything heavy in the background..

I know that this is a problem with Windows.. but i can't find a solution

Please help?


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Hi, I just recently extracted some pictures and movies from my camera and two files came with a different extension. One has a .lcb extension and the other .lid? What do I use to open this? Thanks

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I want to extract a .zip file of Windows icons in XP.

To which folder should I extract them?

A:Where Should Icon Packs Be Extracted To?

make a new folder on your drive and name it icons and then when you want to change an icon to one you have unzipped, point it towards the folder you have created "icons"
it's not like Fonts, that has it's own folder - icons are usually associated with the program or app - when you want to change them, you have to tell the program or app where the new icon is that you want to use

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Hi All, thanks for reading.
I have this bug type issue, when i extract files from either a .zip or .rar, every now and then when i go to delete the extracted files they appear to stay where they where, be it on the desktop usually or a specific folder, the files however have actually been sent to the bin but they still appear to remain where they were extracted too.
The only way i can make them go away is by stopping explorer in DM and restarting, then the 'ghost' files have gone from the desktop or folder.
I am totally up to date with updates, i ran all sorts of scans but nothing seems to stop this occurring from time to time which is also annoying because it doesn't happen every time !!!

Any ideas peeps

OS - Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit

A:Extracted ghost file removal !!

What happens if you press F5 (Refresh) when this happens?

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i've been relying on going to "internet options","general" and "delete" then ticking all the boxes on that page..i found out that by doing this,my temporary internet file swere NOT being deleted.is this a vista problem? my pc came to a complete sludge of a slow down today and i found that my internet files folder had files going back a year that hadn't been deleted as i've been relying on ticking those boxes..i had tons and tons of and tons of files.i'm wondering if this is the norm and also is it possible that other files are not being deleted when using that method? if so,then i probably have folders that are totally loaded with trash.

A:Solved: Had to delete temp internet files by "view files" ,"select all" ,"delete"

Have you ever unticked Preserve Favorites website data?

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I don't know if this is the right section for me to post this in. But since it has to do with video ( in an off sort of way ) I figured I'd try it here.
My question probably either has no answer, or the answer is no ( what I'm figuring ) or if the answer is yes. it will be too complicated for me to perform on my own. lol. But is it possible, as the title of my post asks, to extract video for a dumpfile ( DMP ) created when my screen recorder froze. And I had to close the program using the task manager. ( end program )
It's quite a large file, ( 256 MBs ) so I figure there is possibly video data is in the file. ( along with any other info regarding the freeze up or crash I suppose )

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I downloaded a .RAR with a 4 gig .mdf and a small .mds in it, and when I extract either one with WinRAR the files are nowhere to be found, but when I check my disk space I have 4 gigs less free. I tried searching for all files with the .mdf extension, and I tried turning on "show hidden files and folders" in Folder Options, but no luck. I tried three times in a different location each time, but the files are still nowhere to be found and each time 4 more gigs disappeared.

I've tried other .RAR's and they work fine. I have XP SP2. The name of the .mdf and .mds are in Japanese, if that makes a difference, but I have the Eastern Language Pack installed. Does anyone know how I can get my disk space back?

A:Extracted file can't be found, takes up space

i assume you log in as the machine's administrator, so what u need to do is go to control panel, folder options, select the view tab, then uncheck the hide extensions for known file types also uncheck the hide protected operating systems files.

Then do a *.RAR search of files in folders in ur local drives which hopefully will pick it up

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In an OpenOffice (version 3) text document it is possible to insert a table containing merge fields that are populated from a relational database.

It is also possible to perform calculations on cells, as in a spreadsheet. That is, a formula editor allows a cell to contain a formula that will display the result of a calculation on two other cells of the table.

This works perfectly with hard-coded data in the cells but I have been unable to find a way to perform calculations on cells containing merge fields representing data from an external source. All attempts to do so have produced an "Expression is faulty" message with no further hint. I have been unable to find anything relating to this in the somewhat chaotic OpenOffice documentation.

The aim is to convert a spreadsheet-based invoicing system to run from a relational database, thus eliminating duplicated data such as company names and addresses, and making integration with other documents using some of the same data easier and more efficient.

Can anyone help, please?

A:Calculating on fields extracted from database in OpenOffice

it may be the imported data from the data base is TEXT rather than a number to calc
in excel you can use =value() to convert a number thats formated as text into a number

I just tested in OpenOffice Calc and it has the same issue

format a cell as TEXT put a number in and it is right justified and will not calc
use =value() to convert to a number
now you can calc

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I don't know if this is the right section for me to post this in. But since it has to do with video ( in an off sort of way ) I figured I'd try it here.
My question probably either has no answer, or the answer is no ( what I'm figuring ) or if the answer is yes. it will be too complicated for me to perform on my own. lol. But is it possible, as the title of my post asks, to extract video for a dumpfile ( DMP ) created when my screen recorder froze. And I had to close the program using the task manager. ( end program )
It's quite a large file, ( 256 MBs ) so I figure there is possibly video data is in the file. ( along with any other info regarding the freeze up or crash I suppose )

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One of my drives has just Windows XP Pro on it. NO service packs.

I have a usb2 mass storage device that connects to the xp drive but this storage device (drive) only functions with usb 1 capabilities. IF I install SP2 I can get usb2 capabilities but I notice that some of my games run more slowly. (I don't know why)

Is there any way I can extract just the USB2 drivers from the SP-2 disk so I don't have to install the entire service pack to the drive?


A:Solved: Can Just the USB2 Drivers Be Extracted from the SP-2 Disk?

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When I start up whether in SAFE Mode or Normal I automatically get the Confirm Delete Message. This applies to programs, icons, photos, documents , folders etc-
I cannot get to any of my work to back it up.
I have tried Stinger -F-Force and [email protected] Removal Tools. Ran a full AVG scan with uptodate anti virus and Adaware Spyware

Sorry forgot to mention other things tried.

The Pop up message does not appear in the Task Manger either as applications or processes. Each time you respongd NO to negate the delete it pops up again.
There is no way I can get to any of my folders or files to burn to a CD as backup without the Confirm Delete message.
Grateful for any help or info as I have searched all possible sites that I know of.


A:Delete Message. trying to delete all my files

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Hi all,

I'm new to Photoshop. I'm trying to save an image without the white square background. I was able to create a layer by going to Image > Extract and tracing around the object. I haven't figured out how to save the extracted object. When I save the image, it looks the same as the original (white background included). I've tried saving in different formats (JPG, GIF, PNG, etc.). How can I save the foreground image only? I've spent way too much time today looking for this, and it's probably very simple (and will make me feel like a schmuck I'm sure).


A:Solved: Photoshop - saving extracted foreground image

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