IsolatedStorageFile.DeleteDirectory Method

July 28, 2014

Deletes a directory in the isolated storage scope.

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

'Declaration
Public Sub DeleteDirectory ( _
	dir As String _
)

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 Nothing.

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.
Dim dirDelete As String = Path.Combine("MyApp1", "SubDir3")
Try
    If store.DirectoryExists(dirDelete) Then
        store.DeleteDirectory(dirDelete)
    End If
Catch ex As IsolatedStorageException
    sb.AppendLine(ex.Message)
End Try


Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1, 7.0

Windows Phone

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