Zip folder won't delete?


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Has anyone else experienced this? I delete a zip folder, and it disappears for a second then comes back. The contents of the zip are gone, but the zip folder itself is still there, just empty. I have to do Shift+del to make it go away.

I haven't tried rebooting because I'm in the middle of a Zoom meeting, but wanted to ask in case it's a known issue and/or has a solution.

Thanks!
 
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I've never had that happen. Reboot once you're finished with your meeting. It might solve the issue.
 

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I've very occasionally witnessed this happen on Windows 10 systems, typically a reboot would usually resolve the problem. I believe the issue occurs because there is still an open file handle on that .zip folder so the contents are removed but the .zip itself remains.
 

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Rebooted, issue persists. Every zip file behaves the same way, and only zips. All other files or folders will delete just fine.
 

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I would check disk for errors execute Chkdsk C: /f command from command prompt.
 

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It's odd that the error is persisting across a reboot as well. I would check to see if there is any open handles to one of the folders using Process Explorer. You should then able to filter the handles to a particular file.
 

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It's odd that the error is persisting across a reboot as well. I would check to see if there is any open handles to one of the folders using Process Explorer. You should then able to filter the handles to a particular file.

I didn't see anything wrong that I know of. Never used Process Explorer before, and from what I could learn about using it I don't see anything that looks off. No mention of any zips, and the help file talks about using the context menu to check out Handles, but I didn't see anything like that in the context menus. So I dunno...
 

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