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I made the mistake of manually deleting plugin directories in the plugins folder and now I see error messages on the plugins admin page:

The plugin xyz.php has been deactivated due to an error: Plugin file does not exist.

Is there a way to get rid of this error message? Maybe it's a cache issue?

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I have a similar error in my development environment, have you modified the plugins or wp-content directory in wp-config.php? – brasofilo May 22 '12 at 10:03

You can do 1 thing... Re install that plugin and deactivate it via Wordpress Backend... And yes, looks like it is cache issue otherwise these messages are not viewable more than 1 time.

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