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delete a file in dos

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I am writing a program to be run in dos.
How can i delete a file using c++?

Example if i was in dos
del junk.txt

I want to write a program to do that.
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Question by:onestar
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Use the C API unlink().
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by:onestar
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Thanks I found there is a remove command that will work to.
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by:onka34
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Here is another way. Use the system function.

#include <stdlib.h>

void main()
{
system("del junk.txt");
}

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