Delete Method
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FileSystemInfo.Delete Method

[ This article is for Windows Phone 8 developers. If you’re developing for Windows 10, see the latest documentation. ]

Deletes a file or directory.

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

'Declaration
Public MustOverride Sub Delete

ExceptionCondition
DirectoryNotFoundException

The specified path is invalid, such as being on an unmapped drive.

-or-

There is an open handle on the file or directory, and the operating system is Windows XP or earlier. This open handle can result from enumerating directories and files.

Version Notes

Windows Phone

 This member has a SecurityCriticalAttribute attribute. This attribute restricts this member to internal use. Application code that uses this member throws a MethodAccessException.

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1, 7.0

Windows Phone

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