troubleshooting Question

CMD command to remove subdirectories and files from a certain folder

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I want to use the command prompt to empty all the files and subdirectory of a certain directory. For example the directory C:\test. Important is that I don't want to delete the C:\test, only the files and subdirectories in this folder. I tried the command:

del C:\test /q /s

But this command doesn't delete the subdirectories. The /q is important as I don't want to confirm that I really want to delete the files and subdirectories. Anyone idea how to solve this?

Regards Arne
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