One Drive - deletion of files


  1. Posts : 2
    windows10 version 1903
       #1

    One Drive - deletion of files


    I have just uploaded a lot of files to One Drive. I got the message that One Drive was full. As one of these files was quite large and I didn't really need it, I tried to delete it in File Manager. I'm getting a lot of red and white crosses and the error message 0x80070091: The directory is not empty. screenshot attached. How do I delete it?One Drive - deletion of files-error1.jpg
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  2. FreeBooter's Avatar
    Posts : 4,240
    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
       #2

    Visit OneDrive with your web browser and try deleting the file.
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  3. sygnus21's Avatar
    Posts : 5,629
    Win 10 Pro (x64) 21H1 (19043.1023
       #3

    Or try signing out and back into Windows. That file may be locked to some process while Windows is running. I notice the file says "Sync pending". Sign-out or restart Windows and try again.
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  4. spunk's Avatar
    Posts : 3,078
    Windows 10 Pro 64 Bit 20H2
       #4

    if that doesn't work choose to Unsynk this folder, option #2 in this link How to Stop Onedrive Sync on Windows 10 (Steps with Images)
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