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Force Deletion of bak files

Posted on 2009-05-08
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I need to delete all *.bak files in my win 2003 file server.

 I already tried "del e:\*.bak /q /s /f" but i am getting an error that file names are too long or too deep.

Can robocopy do this? what about a vbscript?

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For deletion, I use robocopy to move all selected files to a temp folder and then simply delete that folder.

Hope this helps.
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robocopy <source> <dest> *.bak /mov /s
rmdir <dest> /S /Q
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