The directory cannot be removed.

Product: Windows Operating System
Event ID: 16
Source: Kernel
Version: 5.0
Component: System Resources
Message: The directory cannot be removed.

The directory cannot be removed for one of the following reasons:

1. It does not exist, or the directory name is misspelled.
2. It contains files or other subdirectories.
3. It is the current directory in this session or another session that is in process, or is a directory on a drive that is not current in any session.
4. It has the same name as a reserved device name.

User Action

Do one of the following, and then retry the command:

1. Correct the directory name.
2. Remove all files and subdirectories from the directory.
3. Use the Chdir command to change the current directory in all sessions that might be using it.
4. If the directory name is the same as an installed device, remove the device.


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