P Patrick Schoenbach Contributor Joined Mar 31, 2017 Posts 84 Jun 2, 2019 #1 Hi, on an NTFS Partition, I have a folder structure with a few subfolders and 39 files, which I cannot delete because I either get "The system cannot find the file" or "Access denied". The files have no accessible securtity info. The trick of using the 8.3 name does not help either. No malware, chkdsk is fine. Except from reformatting, how can I get rid of these folders?