Batch file to delete a folder in windows 7 , when the PC restarts.

Hi

I want to delete a folder in windows 7 when this PC restarts.The folder is located in the following location .

C$\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Technology\Textile Technology

I will create a GPO and i will apply this batch file to a GPO (Computer configuration-policies- windows settings-Scripts-shutdown)

Please post me a syntax for a batch file;
 

Any help much appreciated, thanks guys.
lianne143Asked:
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angelfyreCommented:
Create any file name with the extension .bat

Insert the following line:

rd /s /q C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Technology\Textile Technology


This will remove the directory with the contents, in quiet mode, not asking you for confirmation.
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plusone3055Commented:
rmdir /s /q "C:\TestingThe BatchFile"
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David Johnson, CD, MVPOwnerCommented:
another approach

rd /s /q "%programdata%\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Technology\Textile Technology"
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lianne143Author Commented:
Thanks David it worked like a Charm , it deleted the Textile Technology folder.

Finally I want to add another line to create a folder called "Food Technology" under the following location and want to copy a shortcut within this  Food Technology folder.

C$\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs
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lianne143Author Commented:
Thanks for your help so far.
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QlemoBatchelor, Developer and EE Topic AdvisorCommented:
Please note that "C$\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs" is not really a location - "\\MyPC\C$\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs" or "C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs" is ...

All you need to add for creating the folder is a similar md (mkdir) command for the new folder (and I strongly recommend to use the %programdata% syntax, but be aware that only works for 32bit OS, or 64bit programs on 64bit OS, else paths are different):
rd /s /q "%programdata%\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Technology\Textile Technology"
md "%programdata%\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Food Technology"
copy "\\server\share\shortcut.lnk" "%programdata%\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Food Technology\"

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I've used "\\server\share\shortcut.lnk" as the source of the shortcut. Change that as required.
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LeeTutorretiredCommented:
I've requested that this question be deleted for the following reason:

Not enough information to confirm an answer.
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David Johnson, CD, MVPOwnerCommented:
there is more than enough informatrion: accept qlemo's last comment ID: 40445796 and my comment (assisted) ID: 40438107
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