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I Cannot Get Rid Of This Icon

by jibberyerkibber / August 23, 2013 11:18 PM PDT

I have on my desktop an icon that says:

"roxioemcsuittrialv9.0 rtf.exe.part"

No matter how many times I send it to the recycle bin, it keeps coming back. I have even REMOVED every Roxio program that was on my computer. How do I get rid of this icon? Thanks1

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Re: get rid of icon
by Kees_B Forum moderator / August 23, 2013 11:30 PM PDT

That .part extension makes me think you use either a download manager (can very well be legal) or some P2P program like limewire (most of the time illegal, especially for paid software like roxio).

I'd find out what initiated this download and cancel it in that program.
If you don't know at all, make a new Windows account, transfer the things you want from your old account and start using the new account. Then delete the old account. It seems unlikely to me the icon will reappear on your nice new empty desktop.


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by wpgwpg / August 23, 2013 11:49 PM PDT
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by mchainmchain / August 24, 2013 5:32 AM PDT

.part extension is normally hidden from user's view. It also can be left behind from a prior cancelled or corrupted download. When a download is initiated, it does not come in as the entire file, and a .part extension is created, and it is normally a temporary file that is automatically removed when the file download completes with the full downloaded file.

Check your file system properties to see if default settings are applied for all folder properties. (You didn't say what operating system you run, so cannot give specific details/instructions on how to do that.) If not default, reset to default settings and reboot.

FileASSASSIN will work too. Don't ever use it on normal Windows system files, or you will regret it.

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Yes It Did
by jibberyerkibber / August 24, 2013 8:20 AM PDT
In reply to: .part

I was on the internet for a while and during that time the complete Roxio .exe file downloaded itself. I installed the program and then burned two DVDs with the Roxio program and got a error message at the end of each session that said the burn had failed. At $3.00 a double density disc, I deleted the Roxio program. Thanks for all your help!

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