Batch File Delete all files in folder

I have a batch file that clears two folders.  It works on some computers but not others.  Can someone tell me what I'm doing wrong and what I can do to make this batch file clear the two folders?  Here are the commands I am currently using:

CD\FT3000
del/q c:\ft3000\*.*
IF EXIST C:\FT3000\*.* DEL C:\FT3000\*.* /Q /F

cd c:\FT3000\DATA
COPY *.* C:\FT3000\Archive\*.*
del/q c:\ft3000\DATA\*.*
IF EXIST C:\FT3000\DATA\*.* DEL C:\FT3000\DATA\*.* /Q /F

thanks.
BigBobBKAsked:
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AmickConnect With a Mentor Commented:
BigBobBK,

You're absolutely right, identically configured systems should respond in identical ways.

Some questions for you:

Is the file-creating program run under the same account on each machine?  
Is the batch job that is deleting the files run under the same account as the file creator?
Does the DEL /Q /F C:\FT3000\*.* command fail completely or partially?
Does the MOVE command fail completely or partially?
How do you clean up the directories when the batch job fails? (Please provide the specific commands you issue to effect cleanup.)
Is there anything about the Archive data that might be causing a problem?  For example is it possible that you're trying to copy files of the same name to the Archive, resulting in the application balking based on a problem in overwriting the archived file?

Knowing the answer to these questions may help provide a clue to the root cause.
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Raheman M. AbdulSenior Infrastructure Support Analyst & Systems DeveloperCommented:
CD c:\FT3000
del/q c:\ft3000\*.*
IF EXIST C:\FT3000\*.* DEL C:\FT3000\*.* /Q /F

cd c:\FT3000\DATA
COPY *.* C:\FT3000\Archive\*.*
del/q c:\ft3000\DATA\*.*
IF EXIST C:\FT3000\DATA\*.* DEL C:\FT3000\DATA\*.* /Q /F
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Raheman M. AbdulSenior Infrastructure Support Analyst & Systems DeveloperCommented:
CD\FT3000
del/q c:\ft3000\*.*
IF EXIST C:\FT3000\*.* DEL C:\FT3000\*.* /Q /F

cd c:\FT3000\DATA
if exist c:\FT3000\ARCHIVE    COPY *.* C:\FT3000\Archive\*.*
del/q c:\ft3000\DATA\*.*
IF EXIST C:\FT3000\DATA\*.* DEL C:\FT3000\DATA\*.* /Q /F
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AmickCommented:
DEL /Q /F C:\FT3000\*.*
MOVE C:\FT3000\DATA\*.* C:\FT3000\Archive\
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BigBobBKAuthor Commented:
I tried both examples but they still are not deleting the files.  Again it works on some XP Pro computers but now on others.  Could it be a file permission's issue or something.  All computers are cloned so they should be identical.
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BigBobBKAuthor Commented:
You helped me figure it out.  thanks
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