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On my local machine, I am trying to delete a web site as follows and fail in both approaches. Rebooting local machine does not help.

  1. Delete Web site via Computer Management Console in IIS.
  2. Delete web site folder under c:\inetpub\wwwroot\mysite

I get the following error dialog

Cannot delete mysite: Access is denied.

Make sure the disk is not full or write-protected and that the file is not currently in use.

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Stop the IIS service, close any web browsers and try deleting. Else use Unlocker to unlock the files and delete it.

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