To update window, I converted my pen drive into bootable. But now when i want to delete it, I right click on a folder,the Delete option is missing from it.So how can I put it back? This is on a Windows 7 system.

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  • For every Folder is it missing for only for this specific folder? Jul 9, 2016 at 10:47
  • specific folder (inside removable disk)
    – Pallavi
    Jul 9, 2016 at 10:49
  • What type of folder is that "BOOT"? Jul 9, 2016 at 10:55
  • yes, it is a boot folder
    – Pallavi
    Jul 9, 2016 at 10:58
  • Please add every details regarding your removable disk as well as what type of files/folder it has inside it. It will be more easy to find solution and maybe only for that particular folder this option is not showing. If the whole removable disk contains useless folders then try to format it. Jul 9, 2016 at 11:22

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Open a Command Prompt window and use the following syntax to delete a folder and sub-folders along with all the files in them:

rd "<drive:\folderpath>" /s

For example, if the folder path is E:\Boot, to delete it you'd use:

rd E:\Boot /s

If the folder path contains spaces, you need to enclose the path within double-quotes.


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