Flash EXE Projector Delete folder contents

I need to build a simple flash projector (exe) that has a button when clicked it deletes the contents of the c:\docs\upload folder on the computer its run.

How do I do this?
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CyanBlueCommented:
Flash alone cannot do file operation...  You will need a third party projector tool such as Zinc, SWF Studio, mProjector or Screenweaver...

Some references...
http://www.northcode.com/v3/help/index.html?page=ssCore_FileSys_fileList.html
http://www.northcode.com/v3/help/index.html?page=ssCore_FileSys_deleteFile.html

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pda4meAuthor Commented:
Cool, thanks for the info!
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Antonio EstradaTech Leader / Senior Web DeveloperCommented:
Actually, just adding to it, Flash can make it with a little workaround using batch files.

Open notepad and type this:

ECHO OFF
CLS
CD \
CD DOCS\UPLOAD
ECHO Y | DEL *.*
ECHO ON
:END

Save it as "deleter.bat".

Now open up Flash and drop a button with the following ActionScript:

myButton.onRelease = function() {
   fscommand("exec", "deleter.bat");
}

Export it as a projector. Now, on the folder the exe is create a subfolder named fscommand and move your deleter.bat file into it.

Voilá, it deletes files :)

-V
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