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VB Script - Empty Recycle Bin

Posted on 2014-01-02
Last Modified: 2014-01-07

I have a VB Script that cleans up various things on the C drives of servers.  The only part I am having trouble with is cleaning the recycle bin.  Here is the sub that I have that isn't working:

SUB Recycle (strComputer, StrDrive)

strDrive1 = Left(strDrive, 1)
Set FSO = CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")
sDirectoryPath = "\\" & strComputer & "\" & strDrive1 & "$\RECYCLER"
If Not FSO.FolderExists(sDirectoryPath) Then
    sDirectoryPath = "\\" & strComputer & "\" & strDrive1 & "$\$Recycle.Bin"
End If

Set objFolder = FSO.GetFolder(sDirectorypath)
CALL DeleteFiles (objFolder)

SUB DeleteFiles(objFolder)
   For Each objFile in objFolder.Files
      Wscript.Echo objFile.Path
      objFile.Delete True

   For Each objSubFolder In objFolder.Subfolders

Maybe having two subs is creating the issue?  Any help is appreciated.

Question by:tonyjoewalker
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dan_blagut earned 500 total points
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tonyjoewalker earned 0 total points
ID: 39752160
I changed to code to:

For Each objSubFolder In objFolder.Subfolders

and now everything works.

Author Closing Comment

ID: 39761650
I figured out the adjustment I needed to my existing code.

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