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How do I delete a System Folder?

  1. #1

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    Windows 8.1 Pro, 64 Bit

    How do I delete a System Folder?

    Hi! It may be a very simple question, but I just canīt delete a system folder (I donīt use the standard "Documents" folder for my docs because I have a partition for this. And by trying to delete it I finished by creating another one (see the red circle). Any idea on how could I just delete both folders? Thanks a lot!Click image for larger version

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  2. #2

    Central IL
    Posts : 3,468
    Linux Mint 17.2

    You do not. It is because your Documents folder is linked to the one on the other drive if you set it that way. If not, right click on properties and point it to the other folder under the Location tab. Also make sure that you have assigned a drive letter to that drive, so that it never changes on you.
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