By default it is not possible to delete a media item directly from Media Browser itself. This is done to prevent unexpected behaviour for most users. However, it is possible to enable this feature if you want.
First, in Windows Explorer, navigate to “C:\ProgramData\MediaBrowser” and open the “MediaBrowserXml.config” file in notepad.
In the config file, look for the following two settings:
and change them to:
and save the config file.
Once this is done you will see an additional delete option on the movie or episode detail page in Media Browser.
- The delete option might not be available on all themes. it’s up to the theme developer to incorporate this
- If the media files are accessed through a Mapped Network Drive, Media Browser may return an error not being able to delete the file. Most of the time this will be solved by using UNC paths in the configurator, provided the access rights are properly set on the folders.