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Windows 7: folder wont delete

5 Days Ago   #1
in2media

windows 7 ultimate 64 bit
 
 
folder wont delete

so i have a folder with what looks like 8 pictures in it.
if i click delete i get the folder contains items whose names are too long for the recycle bin etc
if i click to rename them ive no option to rename them
ive tried file assassin which finds an empty folder
if i go through cmd it doesnt find the folder
any help appreciated


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5 Days Ago   #2
mrjimphelps

Linux Mint 18.2 xfce 64-bit (VMWare host) / Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit (VMWare guest)
 
 

Hold your shift key down while hitting delete. This will do a permanent delete, bypassing the recycle bin.
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5 Days Ago   #3
in2media

windows 7 ultimate 64 bit
 
 

no tried it
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5 Days Ago   #4
Megahertz07

Windows 7 HP 64
 
 

Do you have any kind of synchronization program?
Is the folder on your computer or on the network?
What is the folder path?
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3 Days Ago   #5
in2media

windows 7 ultimate 64 bit
 
 

i managed to do it by restarting safe mode and renaming the folder and deleting it
thanks for the help tho guys
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3 Days Ago   #6
Megahertz07

Windows 7 HP 64
 
 

Glad you found a solution.
Please mark this thread as solved.
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