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I deleted a TFS project using TFSDeleteProject.exe, it did not delete the source code root folder (maybe because some files were checked out). Is there a way to delete the source code root folder? The delete command is disabled for the root folder.
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by:JuckMan
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Does your root folder contains any files or Is it only the folder you are trying to delete?

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by:mgellis
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The root folder is empty. See attached screenshot for error message.
TFS.bmp
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Typed the command: tf destroy /startcleanup $/MyTeamProject

This will do the job.
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That works, thank you
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by:mzgellis
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It works, thank you... look at your answer, you pasted in a bunch of garbage...
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