Recursively remove desktop.ini files


I’m trying to delete all of the desktop.ini files in a given directory; namely Documents\Gio. I’ve tried del /S desktop.ini and del /S *.ini in cmd (admin mode) and get-childitem .\ -include desktop.ini -recurse | foreach ($_) {remove-item $_.fullname} and get-childitem .\ -include *.ini -recurse | foreach ($_) {remove-item $_.fullname} in PowerShell (also admin). Neither have worked. What should I do?

The desktop.ini files contain the following:

I move the directory from my Google Drive folder but all the folders still have the shared icons on them. I was trying to change the directory and all it subdirectories and files’ ownership to a different account. I tried to do this with Google Drive but only the root directory changed ownership; I can’t delete any of the files or directories therein.


See del /? for help.


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