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(Solved) - Delete an Image from My Desktop

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  • Started 2 years ago by Simonjo47
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Simonjo47
Posts: 9

Why is it that when I delete an image from my desktop, it deletes the image from my picture folder also?

Posted 2 years ago
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gedstar
Posts: 521

Is the image actually on the desktop or have you a shortcut to your pictures folder on the desktop?

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Xhi
Posts: 6298

Where is the picture on the desktop and what is the procedure you are using to delete it?

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scorpion99
Posts: 1033

Check your pictures folder properties , it might be pointing to your desktop as target location

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Simonjo47
Posts: 9

Humm… for some reason, I cannot reproduce the problem. I would go to my picture folder and select an image. Right click > copy. Then go to my desktop and do a paste. When I’m done with the image, I would right click on the image on my desktop, and do a delete. Then it would delete the image from my desktop and picture folder. But, everything seems to be working now. Strange.

Thanks everyone for your time.

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Simonjo47
Posts: 9

Guys, I found out what the problem was. User error. What happen is when I open up my Pictures Library, there are three locations, My Pictures, Pictures and Desktop. When I deleted the image from my desktop, it also deleted it from my desktop location in my Pictures library. This is what it’s supposed to do. Dump User.
Thanks again.

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