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Unable to delete a folder due to long path,

  1. #21


    Posts : 68
    windows 7


    Quote Originally Posted by Edwin View Post
    Just a thought guys...
    Couldn't you rename the folder to something less than 260 characters then delete it?
    I'm sure I've done that in the past.
    Maybe it won't work? I don't know!
    Just spit-balling here!
    Many thanks Edwin. You got it.

    Renaming will minimize the path. It works like a charm. Finally it is deleted

    Best

    Jamal
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