Windows 10: Shift+Delete corrupt sub-folders

  1.    26 Jun 2017 #1

    Shift+Delete corrupt sub-folders


    Hello, when i delete a folder with x amount of files in it, the files get deleted but the folders stay. when i click on them i get error: location is not available "Path" Access is denied
    and they cant be deleted. any help is appreciated!
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  2. AndreTen's Avatar
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       26 Jun 2017 #2

    Could be that you don't have permission to delete folder - try to take ownership,
    - or folder is in use by another process - use Process explorer (from Sysinternals) to determine what is using it or use Nirsoft's OpenedFilesView to see what is locking folder or file
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  3.    27 Jun 2017 #3

    i dont think so, 90% of the files i delete are ok. i only have problems with some folders.i will try and search if it is in use
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