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Windows 7: Folder - Delete from Command Prompt

07 Mar 2016   #100
Brink

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
Greg83704

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 
Inability to delete folder


I gothrough that process...click start, user name, Libraries, Pictures,properties...click 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
Brink

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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4 Weeks Ago   #103
SelenaGomezFan

Windows 7 Ultimate; SP1
 
 

can it permanently delete (like Shift+del) a folder with further filled folder inside?
i.e;C:\Program Files\iPod , C:\Program Files\iPod\bin which contains two files
So with
Code:
RD /S /Q "C:\Program Files\iPod"
will I be able to achieve my goal?
I wanted to automate removal of that folder after all iTunes upgrades with a script. How can I do this using a script? which format do I use for script? Open notepad, copy code, then save it as CMD or BAT?
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4 Weeks Ago   #104
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello, :)

Yes, you could copy that command into Notepad and save it as a .bat file. You could then use "Run as administrator" on the .bat file whenever you wanted to delete that folder.
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