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Cannot delete .lnk from desktop?

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#1 ·  Posted (edited)

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FileDelete(@DesktopCommonDir & "\dragon medical 10.1.lnk")

I have created the .lnk file on my desktop and when I run the script the file is not deleted.  This is on Windows 8.

FileRecycle does not seem to remove the file either.  Any ideas?

 

***Nevermind!  I figured it out, sorry about that!  Mods, could you please delete?  ***

Edited by PsychOfMSE

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What was the resolution please? It's not fair to others that may or may not come across this in the future.

Note: Mods don't generally delete posts unless there is a need to. This isn't one of them.


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Probably created the shortcut on his desktop (@DesktopDir), and attempted to delete it from the AllUsers desktop (@DesktopCommonDir) instead. I'm going by the filedelete comand posted as to my guess. :)


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#4 ·  Posted (edited)

$FILE_NAME = "name"
FileDelete(@DesktopCommonDir & "\" & $FILE_NAME & ".lnk")

try this. it shall work.

Edited by adnanbaloch

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