How to delete a directory using PowerShell

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This is the most basic form of the command to delete a directory using PowerShell.

Remove-Item "C:\Path\To\Directory"

 

Some directories contain subdirectories. The -Recurse option can be used to delete subdirectories.

Remove-Item -Recurse "C:\Path\To\Directory"

 

Some directories contain secured files or system files. The -Force option can be used to deleted secured and system files.

Remove-Item -Recurse -Force "C:\Path\To\Directory"

 



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