Directory.Delete Method (String)
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Deletes an empty directory from a specified path.
Assembly: mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)
Public Shared Sub Delete ( _ path As String _ )
public static void Delete( string path )
The name of the empty directory to remove. This directory must be writable or empty.
A file with the same name and location specified by path exists.
The directory is the application's current working directory.
The directory specified by path is not empty.
There is an open handle on the directory, and the operating system is Windows XP or earlier. This open handle can result from enumerating directories and files.
The caller does not have the required permission.
path is a zero-length string, contains only white space, or contains one or more invalid characters.
path is nullNothingnullptra null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).
The specified path, file name, or both exceed the system-defined maximum length. For example, on Windows-based platforms, paths must be less than 248 characters and file names must be less than 260 characters.
The specified path does not exist or could not be found.
The specified path is invalid (for example, it is on an unmapped drive).
This member has a SecurityCriticalAttribute attribute. This attribute restricts this member to internal use. Application code that uses this member throws a MethodAccessException.
Windows Phone OS
Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1, 7.0