Joomla - Can't Delete Install Dir

I used the one click install for Joomla! And I tried to remove the install directory, got an error, then tried using WebFTP and it can’t remove it either. Can someone suggest how else I could remove this directory?


  1. download Putty
  2. figure out how to ssh into your webserver using Putty (not difficult, just use your domain and your user-name and password)
  3. once you are logged in via SSH…and have a little blinking command-prompt, run this command: