Undeletable folders on Windows 7 after move (part of library)

So the other day I was doing regular housekeeping on my Win 7 desktop, and I was moving stuff around, to make space for all these games I acquired from the steam sale. I move the “Movies” folder from drive G to drive S. The move completes, but there is still a Movies folder in my G drive.

I can’t open it. I can’t takeown it. I can’t icacls it. And I am an admin.

Turns out – that folder was referenced from a library (the videos library). I opened the video library, clicked on the (8 locations) link, and removed the G:\Movies from the list. Poof! the folder vanished.


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