have you tried to simply re-boot and then try to delete.
a lot of times re-boot will free it up and allow you to delete it.
Trick for restarting explorer ...
launch task manager > under processes, find explorer.exe > select it and hit end process ....
to restart - hit file menue > select new task . type " explorer.exe " (without the quotes, "") and hit okay.
Or clear your memory without restarting by ...
Right click anywhere on your desktop> got o New, then hit Shortcut.
Copy the below line (as it is):
Paste it there & click Next.
Give it a cool simple name like Clear Memo
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Posted 7 years ago