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    I landed up with a couple of folders that are empty and cannot be deleted. I can save & delete files to these folders, but cannot delete the folder itself. Any suggestions?

    Ted

  • #2
    Wow, I haven't seen this problem since the Rex days. Try going into windows explorer and delete them from there.

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    • #3
      Had the same problem with .jpg files recently.
      Explorer would not delete, opened a DOS window and deleted from there.

      Wierd...
      Rusty
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      • #4
        Is your trash empty? Windows may stop you deleting a folder when there is a file in the trash that came from that folder. Otherwise Windows cannot restore?

        Ron Evans
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        • #5
          Give this utility a try.
          http://www.softpedia.com/get/System/...Unlocker.shtml

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          • #6
            Deleting empty folders

            Just start the machine in safe mode, more than likley theres a program running in the background thats using them. If your using XP I think its F-6 on startup.

            Randy
            Randy

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