Icons in "My Computer"

By Hodsocks
Sep 1, 2005
  1. How do I remove icons from my computer? For some reason 3 icons have appeared for backup files and I wanted to delete them but there doesn't appear to be an easy way to do it.
    Many Thanks.
  2. RealBlackStuff

    RealBlackStuff TS Rookie Posts: 6,503

    rightclick 'em, select Delete and confirm.
    However, those are probably FILES. If you want to keep them, go into Explorer, then to
    C:\Documents and Settings\[username]\Desktop
    and cut/paste or move them to their final destination.
  3. Hodsocks

    Hodsocks TS Guru Topic Starter Posts: 370

    Thanks for the reply Real but it doesn't work, there is no delete option when you right click. I tried many options in explorer but to no avail.
    P.S. the machine is running Win XP.
  4. RealBlackStuff

    RealBlackStuff TS Rookie Posts: 6,503

    What does it say when you rightclick them and select Properties?
    Show us a picture if you can.
Topic Status:
Not open for further replies.

Similar Topics

Add New Comment

You need to be a member to leave a comment. Join thousands of tech enthusiasts and participate.
TechSpot Account You may also...