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How to erase all files in a Directory within MS Access

Posted on 2012-03-22
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Hi guys, I'm trying to write a procedure that:
1)Allows me to erase all the files within a specified directory.
even if
2)The directory is empty.

Thanks!
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by:Jeffrey Coachman
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Kill "C:\YourFolder\*.*"
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In a lot of systems "Kill" is not allowed...

In that case you can use the "FileSystemObject"
See here:
http://www.freevbcode.com/ShowCode.asp?ID=2381
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by:Vellenaweth
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Yep, the "kill" stuff gives me a "File not found".
Gonna try the other solution.
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Well, "File not found" means just that...
It could not find the file.
Be *sure* to check your spelling...
..Check the spelling of the *Folder* as well.

If the file you specify is MyName.txt,
 but the actual file name is: MyName1.txt
...Then any system will display "File not found"
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