Exchange 2010 Public Folder

I have a pesky public folder that will not delete.  I have full ownership of the folder and it is NOT mail enabled.   I have ran the following command:

Remove-PublicFolder -Identity "\TOP LEVEL\FOLDER"

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Once this runs I receive the following error:

Cannot delete the object '\TOP LEVEL\FOLDER'. Please make sure that you specified the correct identi
ty and that you have the correct permissions to delete it.
    + CategoryInfo          : NotSpecified: (0:Int32) [Remove-PublicFolder], MapiPartialCompletionException
    + FullyQualifiedErrorId : 89B186E0,Microsoft.Exchange.Management.MapiTasks.RemovePublicFolder


Any help would be greatly appreciated!
Sedgwick_CountyAsked:
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Simon Butler (Sembee)ConsultantCommented:
If you run get-publicfolder -identity "\top\folder" does it return the folder correctly?

Simon.
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Adam BrownSr Solutions ArchitectCommented:
Public folders sit on top of two different hidden root folders,
NON_IPM_SUBTREE and IPM_SUBTREE
run
get-publicfolder "\top\folder" | remove-publicfolder
in EMS to make sure the appropriate path is passed to remove-publicfolder.
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Sedgwick_CountyAuthor Commented:
Yes, I can do a get-publicfolder on that specific folder and it returns results.

When I run the command
get-publicfolder "\top\folder" | remove-publicfolder 

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I get the following error
Cannot delete the object '\tp[\folder'. Please make sure that you specified the correct identi
ty and that you have the correct permissions to delete it.
    + CategoryInfo          : NotSpecified: (0:Int32) [Remove-PublicFolder], MapiPartialCompletionException
    + FullyQualifiedErrorId : A52FC5BA,Microsoft.Exchange.Management.MapiTasks.RemovePublicFolder


I checked and I do have owner permissions on the folder.  Thanks!
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Simon Butler (Sembee)ConsultantCommented:
What happens if you try to remove it through Outlook?
What happens if you try to rename it?

Simon.
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Sedgwick_CountyAuthor Commented:
When I try to delete the folder it says;

Cannot delete this folder. Right-click the folder, and then click Properties to check your permissions for the folder.  See the folder owner or your administrator to change your permissions.  Some items cannot be deleted.  They were either moved or already deleted, or access was denied.

I am able to rename the folder with no issues.
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Simon Butler (Sembee)ConsultantCommented:
See if you can find the public folder in ADSIEDIT and check that permission inheritance is enabled.

Simon.
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Sedgwick_CountyAuthor Commented:
Where would I find that in ADSIEDIT?  I went looking and only found the main public folder but unable to go deeper.  

I also tried to move the public folder into another one.  I then tried to delete the parent folder and that did not work.
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Sedgwick_CountyAuthor Commented:
I also just tried EXFolders from the Exchange Team and tried clearing permissions and that didn't work.
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Sedgwick_CountyAuthor Commented:
System folder
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