Deleting a Corrupted File on an External HD Tags: Hard Drives HD Storage Last response: April 29, 2012 4:02 PM in Storage Share prataprth April 29, 2012 2:03:14 PM A folder on my external HD not deleting, please guide me how do i delete the folder More about : deleting corrupted file external tomatthe a b G Storage April 29, 2012 2:16:19 PM What is the name of the folder, and what error are you getting when trying to delete it? You may want to try doing it via command prompt which sometimes seems to work a little better then using win explorer. m 0 l prataprth April 29, 2012 2:25:49 PM The folder name is empty. While deleting message is showing as "can not delete empty: the directory is not empty" m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer RetiredChief a c 353 G Storage April 29, 2012 4:02:34 PM Can you go intothe folder to see files, You may have to enable "show Hidden files" then delete the individual files, then delete the folder. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Deleting a Corrupted File on an External HD Forum Deleting a Corrupted File on an External HD Forum Deleting a Corrupted File on an External HD Forum Cannot Delete Folder or file on external Hard Drive, "file or directory is corrupt or unreadable" Forum How to recover files from corrupted external HD Forum Deleting and editing files and folders on external usb HD Forum Solvedwhy does my external hard drive reports the error "G:\ is not accessible. The file or directory is corrupted and unreadable." Forum corrupted files won't delete... taking up a lot of HD Forum SolvedExternal HD accessible, but data corrupted. Forum external hard drive file directory corrupted unreadable Forum Solvedi want to delete a corrupted media file Forum My iomega external hard drive file structure corrupted Forum SolvedCant delete corrupted rar file plz help Forum external HD unrecognizable or corrupted passed long generic test Forum External drive says "the file or directory is corrupted or unreadable" Forum External HDD Error: The file or directory is corrupted and unreadable. Forum Deleting corrupted files Forum Deleting corrupted text files Forum Unable to delete corrupted folder on 1 of my external hard drives. Hel Forum SolvedExternal Hard Drive - Large File with no Extension created upon delete? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !