Delete files older tahn a week

Hello,
Can someone please send me the script to delete files that are one week old from a particular folder ?

I want to create a scheduled task for it.

thank you
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ScottMorrisCommented:
Try something like this:
Dim oFS, oFolder, oFile
Dim sFolder, iDaysOld

sFolder = "X:\Your\Folder\Name\"
iDaysOld = 7

Set oFS = CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")

If oFS.FolderExists(sFolder) Then
    Set oFolder = oFS.GetFolder(sFolder)
    
    For Each oFile in oFolder.Files
        If DateDiff("d", oFile.DateLastModified, Now) < iDaysOld Then oFile.Delete
    Next
Else
    MsgBox "Folder Not Found!"
End If

Set oFile = Nothing
Set oFolder = Nothing
Set oFS = Nothing

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ScottMorrisCommented:
By the way, you need to save the file as VBS file.
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ScottMorrisCommented:
Oh wait.. quick change:  it should be if the difference is GREATER than 7 days, then delete.  Please excuse my quick fingers.
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Farhan KaziSystems EngineerCommented:
In from batch / command line you can perform this easily with ForFiles statement.
ForFiles comes with Windows 2000 Resource Kit Tools. You can easily download it from following link.

http://www.petri.co.il/download_free_reskit_tools.htm

Extract .zip file and copy forfiles.exe into system32 folder. Make batch file with following statement or schedule it directly.

More examples and info:
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc753551%28WS.10%29.aspx
http://winhlp.com/node/180

Hope this helps!
Farhan


ForFiles -pC:\Temp -s -m*.* -d-7 -c"Cmd.exe /C DEL @PATH\@FILE"

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Bill PrewCommented:
Just to toss out another solution, a really small and powerful free utility that can easily do this can be found at:

http://home.mnet-online.de/horst.muc/wbat32.htm

~bp
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