How Do You Delete A Corrupted Folder?

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  1. .Chris
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    Excuse me, but I have a problem.

    There's two corrupted folders (containing corrupted games, I think) on my NTFS drive. Whenever I try to delete it, it shows:
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    The deleting methods that I have already tried is the DEL button, and opening up CMD and code: "del".

    How do I delete these folders? Thanks in advance.
     
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    Bump: sorry, i really need help...
     
  3. ProtoKun7

    ProtoKun7 GBAtemp Time Lord Regenerations: 3

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    Is the standard delete behaviour to send to the Recycle Bin? Try Shift+Del to attempt permanent deletion, or if necessary, even try deleting the folder that's one level up.

    Other than that, besides a total drive format, it may be difficult. Maybe there's a program that helps with this sort of thing. Or maybe another member can help more.
     
  4. Sephxus

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    try booting a linux os and delete it from there.
     
  5. Rydian

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    Gah. XD


    I'd suggest a chkdsk on the drive, and if that doesn't do it move everything else out and delete the containing folder (like protokun said).
     
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    Unlocker! Have you tried it? It might work since it works great for me.
     
  8. dysan

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    if it's only one folder that got corrupted,I'm guessing you can move the other folders to your pc,format your usb then copy back the folders?

    I'don't really think it's possible to remove a corrupted file without creating more problems.
     
  9. ProtoKun7

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    It's his hard drive, not a USB stick.
     
  10. thaddius

    thaddius Charmander is not pleased.

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    There's also trying to delete it in the DOS shell.

    Locate the folder in 'cmd' (D :\wbfs [no space though. I added the space to get rid of the [​IMG] smiley]) and then type "del Green Day - Rock Band [R36E69]". Unless of course, DOS can't recognize the filesystem (wbfs, presumably).

    You can always backup, format, restore too.
     
  11. KingdomBlade

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    CHKDSK solves all my problems with corrupted files.