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delete a folder in cPanel File Manager

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2014-01-29 5:19 pm EST

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I have tried to highlight a folder and click Delete sign on top in File Manager but it did not work.

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2014-01-29 5:49 pm EST
Hello Austion, thanks for your question.

Sorry to hear that you're having issues deleting a folder using File Manager in cPanel. Is the folder you are trying to delete within your /public_html directory?

It sounds like you possibly might be trying to remove a directory that the server itself uses for your account. As you should be able to simply highlight any folder and then click on the red X Delete icon at the top to remove the directory.

Does it make any difference if you right-click on the folder, and then hit X Delete?

If you are still having issues, it could possibly be that the folder you're trying to delete isn't fully owned by your user. Please submit a verified ticket with the name of the folder you're having problems removing and we can see if there are any issues server-side which might be preventing you from removing it.

- Jacob

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