Windows 10: How to Delete Corrupt/Broken File/Folder

Discus and support How to Delete Corrupt/Broken File/Folder in Windows 10 Support to solve the problem; Here is a problem you might encounter: "Currently, I'm having problem deleting an old Folder. Previously, I used its parent as a shared folder, but one... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Support' started by maxkittens, Feb 29, 2016.

  1. How to Delete Corrupt/Broken File/Folder


    Here is a problem you might encounter: "Currently, I'm having problem deleting an old Folder. Previously, I used its parent as a shared folder, but one day when I tried to clear that folder there is one folder that has duplicate. The problem is one of them (the old one) can't be deleted even after I deleted all files/folders in that folder, I can't remove/rename that folder (could not find this item) not even with cmd as Administrator. I've tried to defrag my Windows 10 but the problem still persists." Use this command to fix it!:

    Open CMD and then type:
    rd /s "\\?\C:\path1\path2\path3 "
    example: rd /s "\\?\C:\Sharedata\folder1\folder2 " - note the space after folder2 if there was a space after the folder name. Obviously C: is the drive that has the folder on it.



    Thanks to the person that taught me this good luck!!!

    :)
     
    maxkittens, Feb 29, 2016
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  2. How to delete access denied/ corrupt file folder from extenal hard drive in Windows 10...

    Greetings, I have a access denied/ corrupt file folder on my external hard drive. The folder is empty (at least it looks empty) but I can not delete it. It say that access is denied or maybe corrupted. Please tell me how to delete this folder. I am not
    tech savvy, so please explain how to do this so I will not damage anything else. Thank you so much for your help and have a great day. Kimiko
     
    KimikoWilliams, Feb 29, 2016
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  3. My avg told me to delete 16 files from my installer folders and also to "Help fix PC problems by deleting broken entries in your windows registry"

    ok so my avg told me to delete 16 files from my installer folders and also i got this notification Help fix PC problems by deleting broken entries in your windows registry

    Question : How do i delete broken entries and how do i delete the 16 files from my installer folder

    Thank you for answering my questions

    Moved from: Windows / Windows 10 / Devices & drivers.

    Original title: avg updat
     
    abrahamdouglas, Feb 29, 2016
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