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    Simple script to delete everything from a share

    I need a script that will delete every file & folders from a network share.

    We have a networked photocopier that also doubles up as a scanner and scans documents to a network share. I want to run a script everyweekend that will delete the contents of that share so that its empty again Monday morning.

    Its located in \\server\scans

    Can be VBS or BAT - anything that i can run as a scheduled task on my server.

    Thanks

    -Ben

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    Command is:

    del /s /q /f \\path\to


    \\path\to could be c:\path\to as well

    so...


    providing you have perms to do it, easy peasy hooray.


    Apologies, did not realise folder deletion was required - assumed all within one dir - sorry!
    Last edited by dwhyte85; 19th March 2009 at 03:37 PM.

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    doesnt delete folders though.

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    have you tried deltree?

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