xlsx files that won't delete

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by nemec002, Jan 3, 2013.

  1. nemec002 macrumors newbie

    Jan 3, 2013
    help: i have 2 xlsx files that showed up on my desktop. no idea where they came from. they will not open. trash tells me "they cannot be deleted". they also cannot even be moved around the desktop, or put out of sight in a junk file. anybody with an idea whats up and how to fix it?
  2. Zauberer macrumors regular

    Oct 7, 2010
    Relaunch "Finder" and they should disappear. I don't know the technical details, but they are something created temporarily when you are working in Excel.
  3. nemec002 thread starter macrumors newbie

    Jan 3, 2013
    thanks, it worked.


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