Can't delete an empty folder

Discussion in 'Windows Vista General Discussion' started by Margaret B. \(La.\), Jan 30, 2009.

  1. I am using a Dell Inspiron 1525 with Windows Vista Home Premium SP1 32bit

    I did a no-no and don't know how to fix it. I deleted files in a program
    folder instead of uninstalling the program. The folder would not permit me
    to delete it.

    I went to control panel and the program was listed there but when I told it
    to uninstall, it said it could not because I probably had already
    uninstalled it (when I deleted the files.) So I just deleted the file from
    the control panel list, but it is still listed in my explorer and I don't
    know what to do. Can someone help me?

    Thanks in advance for your help. It's always appreciated.

    Margaret
     
    Margaret B. \(La.\), Jan 30, 2009
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  2. If you still have the program then re-install it and then un-install it the
    correct way, i.e., using programs and features.

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