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IsolatedStorageFile.DeleteDirectory Method

Deletes a directory in the isolated storage scope.

Namespace:  System.IO.IsolatedStorage
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

[SecuritySafeCriticalAttribute]
public void DeleteDirectory(
	string dir
)

Parameters

dir
Type: System.String
The relative path of the directory to delete within the isolated storage scope.

ExceptionCondition
IsolatedStorageException

The store has been removed.

-or-

Unable to delete directory.

-or-

Isolated storage is disabled.

ArgumentException

dir is badly formed.

ArgumentNullException

The directory path is null.

ObjectDisposedException

The store has been disposed.

A directory must be empty before it is deleted. The deleted directory cannot be recovered once deleted.

The following example deletes a directory if it exists.


                // Delete a specific directory.
                string dirDelete = Path.Combine("MyApp1", "SubDir3");
                try
                {
                    if (store.DirectoryExists(dirDelete))
                    {
                        store.DeleteDirectory(dirDelete);
                    }
                }
                catch (IsolatedStorageException ex)
                {
                    sb.AppendLine(ex.Message);
                }



Silverlight

Supported in: 5, 4, 3

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1, Windows Phone OS 7.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: Xbox 360, Windows Phone OS 7.0

For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.

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