Kill folders in a directory (windows 7) using excel vba

Dear Experts:

I got hundreds of JPG folders in the following Windows 7 directory C:\\MyPictures\\...
These jpg folders can be nested in different levels in this directory such as:


C:\\MyPictures\\Vacation\\JPG\\... or
C:\\MyPictures\\Vacation\\2014\\JPG\\... or
C:\\MyPictures\\Vacation\\2014\\Summer\\JPG\\

So wherever these JPG-Folders are located they are to be deleted along with any subfolders which may be nested below.

Help is much appreciated.

Thank you very much in advance

Regards, Andreas
Andreas HermleTeam leaderAsked:
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Rgonzo1971Commented:
Hi,

Doing some maintenance?

pls try with caution ( with reference to Microsoft Scripting runtime )

Sub DeleteJpgFolder()
Dim FSO As Object
Set FSO = CreateObject("scripting.filesystemobject")


strPath = "C:\MyPictures\Vacation"

If Right(strPath, 1) = "\" Then
    strPath = Left(strPath, Len(strPath) - 1)
End If
Res = fDeleteJpgFolder(FSO, strPath)
End Sub

Function fDeleteJpgFolder(ByRef oFSO As FileSystemObject, ByVal strSubFolder)

Set oFolder = oFSO.GetFolder(strSubFolder)
If oFolder.Name = "JPG" Then
    oFSO.DeleteFolder oFolder.Path
Else
    Set oSFolders = oFolder.SubFolders
    For Each oSFolder In oSFolders
        StrSPath = oSFolder.Path
        fDeleteJpgFolder oFSO, StrSPath
    Next
End If

End Function

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EDIT Correct delete folder line

Regards
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Andreas HermleTeam leaderAuthor Commented:
Hi rgonzo you saved my day thank you very much :-)
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