JSI Tip 4960. When you delete a folder from a Windows XP mounted drive, you receive an 'access denied' error?

When you delete a folder that is stored on a mounted drive, you receive:

Cannot delete <Folder Name>: Access is denied. The source file may be in use.

The Recycle Bin does NOT recognize mounted volumes.

To delete a folder on a mounted volume, use either of the following:

- Press SHIFT+DELETE to bypass the Recycle Bin.

- Open a CMD prompt and type:

      RD /s /q <Folder Path>




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