Unwanted things on desktop

  Gigs 23:14 14 Jun 2005

I recently downloaded a game demo which was successful but at the same time it downloaded another couple of demos which I did not want. I have now finished with the demo and want to delete it together with the unwanted ones.
I went Add/Remove in control panel and deleted from there but the icons are still on the desktop. When I right click on them and try to delete them I get the message 'Cannot delete. It is being used by another person or program' As far as I know it is not being used by anything else. I cannot even move the icons to another folder.
How do I get rid of these annoying things please?

I will be off line until tomorrow but will check back then. Thanks in advance.

  Zaphod Beeblebrox 00:05 15 Jun 2005

check in program files for folders the games were contained in and delete them manually try deleting icons again some of these things dont uninstall fully

  alltime 00:31 15 Jun 2005

Gigs try this

click here

  Gigs 20:02 16 Jun 2005

Zaphod Beeblebrox. Tried the program files but the icons are still ther.

Alltime. Have tried a similar program to that but still the pesky things won't go.

If I go to a restore point to a date before I dowloaded the demo would that work?

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 20:15 16 Jun 2005

If I go to a restore point to a date before I dowloaded the demo would that work?

Yes it should.

  VoG II 20:18 16 Jun 2005

Or Remove on Reboot click here

  Gigs 20:38 16 Jun 2005

Fruit Bat/\0/Thanks for that

Thank you. Have downloaded that little thing but have a stupid boy question. I unzipped it and have the zip icon on the desktop but not the application itself. Where is it please?

  VoG II 20:39 16 Jun 2005

Right click an icon or file. Do you get Remove on Next Reboot on the pop-up menu? If so, it is installed.

  Gigs 20:52 16 Jun 2005

AAARGH They're still there!!

  Gigs 21:00 16 Jun 2005

Sorry, there's a posting before that last one. Yes, Remove on reboot is there. I have tried it but the icons are still there. Looks like I will have to go for the restore.

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