1.    13 Sep 2015 #1
    Join Date : Sep 2015
    Posts : 2
    Windows 10

    File will not delete

    Hello, I have an image in a folder that apparently was corrupt, but now is just a file with no extension that refuses to be found or deleted. The actual error is "Could not find this item. Verify the item's location and try again."

    I've ran into these before on previous versions of Windows, usually a file that has too long of a name or so it says but basically is just a corrupted file and I use WinRAR rename the file and delete it. But this file in particular I cannot get rid of. It was originally a jpeg, and when I went to rename it for deletion the file then became a blank file, no extension just a letter I put for the name. The file cannot be found by anything it seems, even the command prompt method of deletion gives me the same message. "Could not find this item. Verify the location." Which is weird because the command prompt does show the file in the directory but gives me that error when I try to delete it. So now I'm stuck with a folder on my desktop which I can't move or delete, any ideas?

    Also the file persists after multiple shutdowns and startups.
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  2.    13 Sep 2015 #2
    Join Date : Jan 2015
    UK, Midlands
    Posts : 5,771
    Win 10 Pro (1607)

    Hi, have you tried chkdsk /r?
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  3.    13 Sep 2015 #3
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Eastbourne East Sussex UK
    Posts : 2,362
    Windows 10 Home x64: 1607 Redstone (1) Build 143934.321

    Have you tried CCleaner uninstaller or Revo Uninstaller I have got rid of a lot of dead limks and folders with both of them
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  4.    13 Sep 2015 #4

    Delete it,while booting in safe mode.
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