# How to delete hidden files and folders using PowerShell?

If we want to delete the hidden files and folders from the C:\temp on the local computer, we need to use the command shown in this example.

## Example

But first, the below command helps us to retrieve the hidden files and folders from the C:\temp.

Get-ChildItem C:\Temp -Hidden -Recurse

We just need to pipe the Remove-Item command and to remove forcibly use -Force parameter.

Get-ChildItem C:\Temp -Hidden -Recurse | Remove-Item -Force -Verbose