Batch Script - DEL


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This batch command deletes files and not directories.

Syntax

del [filename]

Example

The following example shows the different variants of the del command.

@echo off 
Rem Deletes the file lists.txt in C:\ 
del C:\lists.txt 
Rem Deletes all files recursively in all nested directories
del /s *.txt 
Rem Deletes all files recursively in all nested directories , but asks for the 
confirmation from the user first 
Del /p /s *.txt

Output

All actions are performed as per the remarks in the batch file.

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