How to remove a directory?

Hi All,

If I try to remove a directory but I get following error:
rmdir: 0653-611 Directory name.ft is not empty.

Yes, it isn't empty but should I access the directory and delete the files one after another?
Is there perhaps a way delete a directory even if contains files?
Or if I access the directory is there a way to delete the files all at once?
attila01Asked:
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LotokCommented:
try
deltree "c:\etc\etc"

replacing "c:\etc\etc" with the desired directory path.
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kmotawehCommented:
one of the unjustified ways to do that is to delete it over the network from another pc , it works to me and it hasn't failed a time
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LotokCommented:
ignore last post, thought you were working in DOS. Half asleep :)
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MilleniumaireCommented:
Try:

rm -R <dirname>
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omarfaridCommented:
Please use

rm -Rf <dirname>

to remove dir and subdir, -f to avoid confirming removing read-only files / dirs
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MilleniumaireCommented:
Hi, just wondered if you had managed to easily remove your directory tree.
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attila01Author Commented:
Hi,

Yes, I succeeded to delete the directory.
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