I am unable to delete backup files in Lightroom 5..

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I am unable to delete backup files in Lightroom 5. I go to edit Catalogue settings and click delete on the file I want to delete but nothing seems to happen.
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john bowen

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Johan Elzenga, Champion

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I'm not sure what you are trying to do, but if you want to delete a catalog backup file, you just do that in the Finder/Explorer, not in Lightroom.
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Thanks for your response. I go in Lightroom edit to catalog settings click there and the click on show. This brings me to all my. Backup files, listed by date an I right click on the file, select permanently delete but nothing happens.
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OK, but that's an issue with the operating system (Windows, I assume), not with Lightroom. 
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Thanks again. It is Windows 10. Any suggestion?
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Johan Elzenga, Champion

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Not really, I'm a Mac user myself. However, if you Google on 'can't delete file windows 10', you'll find a lot of suggestions.
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Thanks again, will do. Have a great evening.