How to Delete a Folder Using Command Prompt of Windows

To delete a folder using the command prompt of Windows, follow this procedure.

  1. Open a command prompt (Press the Windows icon key and R to open the run window). Type cmd and hit enter from the keyboard.
  2. On a command prompt, enter the following command and hit enter from the keyboard.


rmdir /s <complete path of folder suppose>

When your path contains spaces, then the path must be enclosed in quotation marks.


rmdir /s "C:\Users\karim\Desktop\My Dumps"

That's it. There is also an article on how to find files on the command prompt.

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