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How do you make a batch to delete files in a certain folder?


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Answered 2008-01-18 19:07:03

Make a new text file and rename it to _____.bat (fill in the blank with a name of your choice). I'm assuming you know how to change file name extensions.

Right click on the .bat file. Choose 'edit'.

type this:

del " __A___ \*._B_"

fill in blank A with the directory name

fill in blank B with the extension of the file type you want to delete or '*' for all files.

EXAMPLE

del "C:\New Folder\*.*" - this will delete everything in the folder

OR

del "C:\Another Folder\*.jpg" - this will only delete files with the jpg extension

Now you can save the batch file and run it.

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