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Delete records

Is this delete statement correct as in syntax if wanted to delete all the records 

delete * from <TableName>

Im getting an error on ExecuteNonQuery() and errmessage = "Incorrect syntax near '*'." 

if (rsBackup.RecordCount > 0)
stgSQL = "DELETE * FROM SalesTaxCombos";
DbCommand TempCommand = mdlG3Config.gdbTarget.Connection.CreateCommand();
TempCommand.CommandText = stgSQL;
TempCommand.Transaction = UpgradeHelpers.DB.TransactionManager.GetCurrentTransaction(mdlG3Config.gdbTarget.Connection);

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slightwv (䄆 Netminder)

8/22/2022 - Mon

Which sql server?

Delete from <tablename>

This will delete entire rows unless restricts through a where clause.
Moiz Saifuddin

Error message from source "Microsoft OLE DB Provider for SQL Server"
Moiz Saifuddin

Although in this site below they mention delete * from... as a valid query to delete all the records

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slightwv (䄆 Netminder)

'delete from table' will work but has overhead.  If you want to remove ALL rows, look up truncate: