How can i delete a folder that it name is only a space

jeditec
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I dont know why but in my server appeared a folder with a name containing only a space, inside of it there are a pair of folders

com1
com2
    LPT1

etc.

I think somebody tried to  atack the server or i dont know but i cannot delete this folder
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Commented:
Is your server running ftp?

Start your server in Safe mode and delete the folders.

Matt Defore
Top Expert 2007

Commented:
Other options.

Use

rd /s  from a DOS window in the directory.

I hope this helps !

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It looks like maybe someone hacked into your ftp server...

rename the directory by using dos commands..

open dos prompt.   start,run, cmd.

go to the root of the direct that the blank folder is in.
type dir/x  ( will give you the short filenames)

rename folder by typing..

ren <short filename> <new filename>

del <filename>

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