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Deleting shortcuts on desk top

by Erndoggy / April 1, 2004 8:13 AM PST

It tells me that file is too long or invalid file extension........

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Re:Deleting shortcuts on desk top
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 1, 2004 8:58 PM PST

Open a command window, CD to the desktop and delete the SHORT FILENAME from there.

No real DOS skills, just two line commands.


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Re:Re:Deleting shortcuts on desk top
by Erndoggy / April 5, 2004 5:00 AM PDT

What is a command window?

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"What is a command window?"
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 5, 2004 10:17 PM PDT

All levels of experience and skill visit these forums. I won't know what level of skill each person has. But to not know what a command window is, puts your skill level at where you need to explore the Start, Help and Support (it's just above that button labeled Start) and type in Command Window.

There are many fine books on Windows 2000 as well.

Sadly, I can't teach basic PC literacy, but will note that such is contained in fine books.]

Without such basic skills and knowledge, even if I supplied a procedure, without knowing what each step did, they could do considerable damage if they were to mis-type a command. As such, a step-by-step is not forthcoming on this problem.

With all due respect, please update your knowledge and skills about the command window and basic DIR and DEL commands...


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by stormfords / July 18, 2005 10:58 AM PDT

u hav a virus

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