VB6 Error Permission denied run-time error 70

why am i getting this error when I try to delete the folder when the folder is empty
VB6 Error Permission denied run-time error 70

If fso.FolderExists("C:\tmp_email\messages") Then
   fso.DeleteFolder ("C:\tmp_email\messages")
End If
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Please reply the following to find the right solution for you.

1. Are you able to delete that folder manually?
2. What OS you are using?
3. In which login, you tried to delete the folder? With admin rights or restricted access?

Suppose the folder is created in admin login, and with user login if you try to delete, you will find this issue. First make sure you ve full rights to the folder.

Try creating new folder and then try to delete the same folder in your code.
Change the Drive C to some other and try because in some systems there may be restriction to access C drive.

1030071002Author Commented:
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have you checked if the folder is not empty. if there are files in it you may not be able to delete the folder.
and also, if you have opened any file from that folder and if it is not closed, you cannot delete that folder.
perhaps temp/messages has files which are open by the mail program

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