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Discus and support Cannot delete folder - windows 10 in Windows 10 Network and Sharing to solve the problem; Hi friends, I have this stubborn folder on my desktop that is refusing to be deleted. I have used a number of erasing applications to try removing it... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Network and Sharing' started by Mr. Trust A., Nov 22, 2020 at 7:27 AM.

  1. Cannot delete folder - windows 10


    Hi friends,

    I have this stubborn folder on my desktop that is refusing to be deleted. I have used a number of erasing applications to try removing it permanently. But to no avail


    Any advice?

    :)
     
    Mr. Trust A., Nov 22, 2020 at 7:27 AM
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  2. Trouble deleting a folder

    Thanks for the suggestion but it says "delete folder failed for E:\....." for each folder I try.

    *Confused Cannot delete folder - windows 10 :confused:

    Will I be forever stuck with these unnecessary folders? *Oh Well Cannot delete folder - windows 10 :eek:hwell:
     
  3. Anusha Win User
    C windows installer folder - Delete?

    He can do symbolic link redirection and move the files in it to a different location. *Wink Cannot delete folder - windows 10 ;)
    Better try it out in a virtual of first. Just a suggestion.

    Like:
    First move everything in c:\windows\installer to d:\installercache
    Then delete c:\windows\installer folder
    Then type this in command mode as admin
    mklink /d c:\windows\installer d:\installercache

    Removing those installer files is a bad idea. it might prevent you from updating or uninstalling apps.
     
  4. Ahhzz Win User

    Cannot delete folder - windows 10

    Windows 10 Tweaks

    Pressing “Windows+Pause Break” (it’s up there next to scroll lock) opens the “System” Window.

    Windows 10: In the new version of Windows, Explorer has a section called Quick Access. This includes your frequent folders and recent files. Explorer defaults to opening this page when you open a new window. If you’d rather open the usual This PC, with links to your drives and library folders, follow these steps:

    • Open a new Explorer window.
    • Click View in the ribbon.
    • Click Options.
    • Under General, next to “Open File Explorer to:” choose “This PC.”
    • Click OK


    credit to Lifehacker.
     
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