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Windows 7: unable to delete folder in start menu

02 Sep 2015   #31

Windws 7 64bit

for the sake of the googlers that find themselves here as I did. A quick search using the dir /s command found the folder in C:\Users\All Users\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs even though right clicking on the folder actually showed it in my user folder, not the all users. Anyway, once i deleted it from all users the folder is finally gone. Hope this helps!

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