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Windows 7: Folder - Delete from Command Prompt

07 Mar 2016   #100

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Greg83704 View Post
I have tried this several ways...and it doesn't work for me. I have an unwanted folder under Libraries, Pictures, My Pictures that I can't get rid of. I'd be happy to let you work with me on TeamViewer or VNC if you want to look at it. Greg
Hello Greg, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Since this is in a library, are you able to use the method in the tutorial below to remove the folder?

Library - Remove a Included Folder

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07 Mar 2016   #101

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
Inability to delete folder

I gothrough that start, user name, Libraries, Pictures, on include folder...I see the "includedfolder"...highlight it, click remove. It goes away in the box...hitOK...close everything. Check Windows Explorer and the empty folder isstill there...tried using elevated command prompt with RD /S /Q "C:\Users\Greg\Appdata\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Libraries\Pictures\My Pictures\2015_06_23"and it says it can't find the file path. So I don't know what I'm doingwrong. Greg

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07 Mar 2016   #102

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

In that case see if restoring the default libraries may toggle the ghost folder to be gone afterwards.

Libraries - Restore Default

If not, then see if creating a new folder with the same name at the location that is displayed in the library to see if you may be able to remove it from the library afterwards.
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