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  1. #1
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    How do I delete an "aux" directory in Windows 7?

    Hi all. I'm not 100% sure where to post this best (it's not IIS related), but here goes.

    Basically, after installing cygwin I had the directory called aux being created. The problem is that this is a protected file name. Now, because I have this directory, I can't delete it (or even view the contents of the directory since it says that I need permissions from my account... which I am logged in as). Is there a way in Windows 7 to simply mark that piece of storage as "You know, just forget that this ever existed and over-write the contents as you see fit"?
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    Re: How do I delete an "aux" directory in Windows 7?

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