Need a batch file to delete the contents of a network drive.

I need a batch file to delete the contents of a network folder. My Network folder is located at E:\Shares\Company\Temp. I need a batch file to delete the contents of this folder. The batch file should not execute if the path is not found which will prevent something disastrous from happening.
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Bill PrewConnect With a Mentor Commented:
A bit of an enhancement here.  Just doing a DEL /S on the folder will remove all files, but not any subfolders of the base folder.  They will be empty after the files are deleted, but the folders will be there.  I prefer to remove both files and subfolders, and here is a script that would do that.

@echo off
setlocal

rem Define folder to purge
set BaseDir=E:\Shares\Company\Temp

rem Exit if it doesn't exist (as a folder)
if not exist "%BaseDir%\" exit /b

rem Remove all subfolders from folder
for /d %%A in ("%BaseDir%\*.*") do rmdir /s /q "%%~A"

rem Remove all files from folder
del /f /q "%BaseDir%\*.*"

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nociConnect With a Mentor Software EngineerCommented:
The next code should do this:

DEL /S E:\Shares\Company\Temp\*

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NVITConnect With a Mentor Commented:
if exist E:\Shares\Company\Temp\*. del /f /s /q E:\Shares\Company\Temp

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anosh11Author Commented:
thank you all. The first 2 responses did not delete sub-folders. I will try Bill's suggestion and respond.
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anosh11Author Commented:
Bill Prew's script worked. Thanks for all your help.
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Bill PrewCommented:
Welcome.


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