Force Deletion Using PowerShell

How do I delete a specific sub-folder in C:\Program Files (x86) using Windows PowerShell?  I want to delete the sub-folder and ALL of the child folders/files.
Ray TurnerSenior ConsultantAsked:
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David Johnson, CD, MVPOwnerCommented:
1. you must run powershell as an administrator
2  remove-item -path "c:\program files (x86)\whatever -recurse -force"

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Qlemo"Batchelor", Developer and EE Topic AdvisorCommented:
The double quotes need to enclose the path:
remove-item 'c:\program files (x86)\whatever' -recurse -force

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I've also changed to ticks to prevent PowerShell from trying to accidentally detect an expression in the string.
Ray TurnerSenior ConsultantAuthor Commented:
Thanks a lot!
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