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    Deleting folder (SP2)

    I have an empty folder that I can't delete. It appears to have an embedded space as the last character of its name. Explorer won't delete it and gives me the error message below. If I open a command window and try to delete it I get a message that the folder cannot be found. Any ideas how to get rid of it?
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    Re: Deleting folder (SP2)

    Andrew,
    Download the free utility called UNLOCKER

    It will install in the background and when you try to delete the file unsuccessfully, it will kick in and ask you if you want to unlock the file and delete it. Works very good.
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    Re: Deleting folder (SP2)

    See the thread starting with <post:=620,561>post 620,561</post:> .

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    Re: Deleting folder (SP2)

    Thanks, Joe. I was able to delete the folder using its short name.

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    Re: Deleting folder (SP2)

    I encountered this and I thought that I should reboot.
    So I rebooted and that did the trick.
    Rebooting normally works.

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