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Deleting files from remote server

I have some old content (images, files, etc.) that I took off my website. Then I realized that they are probably still stored in my remote server/host/whatever you call that place. So I guess they're still taking up valuable space on my domain.
1) I use Dreamweaver CS3. How would I delete them from the remote host/server?
2) Before I bought Dreamweaver CS3, I just used plain HTML to design my stuff and I used FTP Home to upload it. I no now longer have FTP Home because I obviously no longer need it since Dreamweaver has a built-it (whatever you call it) to upload it. But there's a good portion of this old stuff I uploaded with FTP, before I ever got Dreamweaver. Therefore, I don't think Dreamweaver can see it (or can it?) Would I have to use a different method to get rid of that stuff?
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Can you clarify the part about how I should still have access through FTP?
When I first started, I bought "FTP Home" from some company called Ipswitch. Then I bought Dreamweaver. Then I formatted my PC. I reinstalled Dreamweaver but did not reinstall FTP Home.
I think what you're asking for is an FTP Client program - assuming you are in a Windows OS, I'd suggest you download Filezilla - a very good, open source FTP client - its available at the link below:

http://filezilla-project.org/

you'll need to find the ftp host name, user, password and initial directory (you would've had to have this when connecting via FTP before - the information should be easy to obtain from your Hosting provider)
Dreamweaver has its own FTP client built in.
Jason1178 is correct, DW does have its own FTP client built in (that's probably how you're syncing your site with DW now)

I think using a separate FTP client is a bit safer because you'd only be looking at the remote files, and wouldn't risk accidentally deleting your local copy of the whole site.

But, you can accomplish what you want to do using DW only - I just think you have to be careful not to delete something locally and then 'sync' - once you do, you may end up deleting something valuable on both the local copy and on the hosted server.
You're just as likely to blow something away with a 3rd party FTP client as with the DW client.  The delete key functions the same way in all programs.

The Synch command in DW is meant for situations like this.  The problem with it is that users sometimes misconfigure DW so that the sites start one directory folder too high and that can lead to issues with the cgi-bin or logs folders getting killed.  

Read up on the Adobe stuff on this:

http://www.adobe.com/support/dreamweaver/site_ftp.html
Well Jason,

yes the FTP functionality works the same way, afterall the implmentation in DW is simply an implementation of an FTP client

what I meant, and maybe I wasn't clear, was that because DW allows you to choose the local view or the remote view - if you're not careful, you could accidentally remove the local copy.

with a FTP client alone, since he is only concerned with deleting files, he wouldn't have to have the local view in the FTP client pointed to any specific folder, he can just simply login to the FTP host, delete the files he thinks may still be 'leftover' and they're gone.  It sounds to me like he is only planning on using DW to sync going forward, which is the way to go, but given that this person asked the question, I still think the safest way is to use a separate FTP client.
Okay, thanks for clarifying.  Generally speaking, most basic FTP clients look the same way as DW does (split screen with local on one side, remote on the other) so that's why I said chances are good to blow it away.

I'm not really disagreeing with your position.  I just want the asker to be aware that the Synch command will do as he needs provided that he configures the paths in DW correctly.