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Windows 7: Not able to delete folder in folder infinite structure.

31 May 2012   #1
ugspider

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit
 
 
Not able to delete folder in folder infinite structure.

I was using Netbeans IDE and xampp,
It crashed when I moved a project using its function, and when I checked out the folder it had infinite folder in folder structure.
Its not possible to delete it ,
I can not open more than below . .

Code:
E:\xampp\htdocs\P\ww\P\2\2\2\P\2\P\2\P\2\P\2\P\2\P\2\P\2\P\2\P\2\P\2\P\2\P\2\P\2\P\2\P\2\P\2\P\2\P\2\P\2\P\2\P\2\P\2\P\2\P\2\P\2\P\2\P\2\P\2\P\htdocs\P\htdocs\P\htdocs\P\htdocs\P\htdocs\P\htdocs\P\htdocs\P\htdocs\P\htdocs\P\htdocs\P\htdocs\P\htdocs\P\htdocs
Folder properties says 86 folders.
I have tried to delete on deepest folder level , it shows error - "The source file names are larger that supported by file system."

I have tried using tool called unlocker, but it also failed .
I tried renaming to one character per folder , didn't worked.
Command prompt does show deleted but It does not work.
These folders does not have any files , its just 0bytes .


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Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit
4GB RAM
250GB HDD .


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31 May 2012   #2
Trucidation

 

Welcome to the forums.

Dang, that's a new one. Tried the command line? Go to your E:\xampp\htdocs\ folder, then do a "rmdir /s P" and let us know what happens.
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