Directory.Delete Method (String)
When it is called by trusted applications, deletes an empty directory from a specified path.
Assembly: mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)
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 null.
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).
Silverlight for Windows PhoneThis member has a SecurityCriticalAttribute attribute on Silverlight for Windows Phone, because the attribute was present in Silverlight 3. This attribute restricts this member to internal use. Application code that uses this member throws a MethodAccessException.
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