1.    02 May 2016 #1
    Join Date : May 2016
    Posts : 1
    Windows 10

    I delete a folder, it comes back and shows "Folder not accessible..."

    So I basically delete a folder, on my Disk D, and it doesn't vanish, it stays there empty and when I click on it, it says "Folder not accessible access is denied". It's driving me crazy cause sometimes even a explorer.exe restart won't fix. Sometimes if it's a folder within a folder, I can acess it until the last one and THEN the "Folder not accessible access is denied" message finally appears. If I try to delete it, the message is "You need to provide adm rights to delete this folder" it doesn't work, asks me to try again and on and on...

    Well, can anybody help me here? i'm literally pissed off at this cause it happens all the time, so annoying. I'm in Windows 10 Pro Version 1511 Build SO10586.218

    Also, I'm new to this forum, hope you guys can help me

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  2.    02 May 2016 #2
    Join Date : Jan 2015
    UK, Midlands
    Posts : 5,714
    Win 10 Pro (1607)

    1. Delete it from a command prompt outside Windows.

    Shift + hover over Restart, left click. Boot to a command prompt. Navigate (carefully) to the correct drive, noting the drive letters will be different viewed here. Navigate to your folder. Delete it.

    You will need some familiarity with commands here.

    2. Boot your PC from a live boot disk
    Windows 10 Recovery Tools - Bootable Rescue Disk - Windows 10 Forums

    Navigate to your folder and delete it
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