I can't delete files (excel and pdf) from my desktop

When i try and delete files from my desktop i get this message.


The operation can’t be completed because one or more required items can’t be found.

(Error code -43)


Please can you help.



MacBook Air, iOS 11.2.5

howapple - hello


Please read Use safe mode to isolate issues with your Mac - Apple Support and then restart in Safe Mode and try to delete the files. Once done, then restart normally.