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Cant delete Crroupt folder

Posted on 2002-05-29
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HI all ,

My problem is that i try to remove folder from Windows
2000 Server Hard Disk when i hit the DEL button i get the Next Error
Message :

"Cannot delete file : Cannot read from the source file or disk"

i tried Checkdsk /f and many other ways (Rename,from script, etc') to remove this
folder if anyone run into this one and can help
i'll be graiful

Thanks


Amnon.
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Have you tried the CMD.EXE and its RMDIR command?

Try this:

1) Open a CMD.EXE window (Start>Run : CMD.EXE)
2) CD to the folder containing the folder.
3) Do a DIR /X to get its SHORT FILE NAME.
4) CD into the SHORT FILE NAME you just got.
5) Do a DIR /X /A to see all the files or folders in this folder.  Delete any files or folders found.
6) CD ..
7) RMDIR the SHORT FILE NAME you found.
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jhance ,

nice and clean thank very

amnon.
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