Tip: Deleteting an old user account folder that cannot be deleted in Windows 7

Posted on Sunday, 25 March 2012
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Start first with starting Command Prompt as Administrator. (in Accessories).

Next, for example, if I wanted to delete a folder named Folder on my desktop, I would type this command below.

Code:

RD /S /Q "C:UsersUserNameDesktopFolder"

To delete a user fold called Bert, I would type:

RD /S /Q "C:UsersBert"
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Anders is the Founder and Owner at Sundstedt Animation, where he creates handcrafted animated explainer videos, music videos and whiteboard videos. He lives in Glasgow, Scotland and enjoys film and photography. You can follow him on LinkedIn, Google+ and Twitter.

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