Need code to delete folder, files, and subfolders

Hi

USING VB.NET 2003

I am trying to write some code to delete the main folder and all of its contents - files and subfolders sub-subfolders etc.

I have

        'delete all user created tab folders and their contents
        Dim SourceDir As String = Application.StartupPath & "\Projects\" & clsGlobals.Form2.lblProjName.Text & "\Tabs" & "\" & TabControl1.SelectedTab.Text & ""
        Dim source As DirectoryInfo = New DirectoryInfo(SourceDir)

        If source.Exists Then
            source.Delete()
        End If

Thinking that it would do the trick but it crashes because the folder is not empty. So How do I get it to drill down through the main folder and wipe everything out? Have tinkered a bit but got nowhere.

Thanks

PBLack
PBLackAsked:
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AlexFMCommented:
       If source.Exists Then
            source.Delete(true)
        End If
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PBLackAuthor Commented:
Thank you.
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