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    Deletion of Files and Folders over XXX Charcters long

    Ok this is taking me ages to do,

    But how can I delete files and folders which are too long for windows to let my by just standard right click then delete that doesn't involve me changing each and every foler name to a singular character?

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    Re: Deletion of Files and Folders over XXX Charcters long

    some sort of recursive vbscript could i imagine, but i don't have one.

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    Re: Deletion of Files and Folders over XXX Charcters long

    how about dropping to a cmd.exe prompt and using a wildcard such as:

    del rubbish*.txt ???

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    Re: Deletion of Files and Folders over XXX Charcters long

    tried cmd just does nothing

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    Re: Deletion of Files and Folders over XXX Charcters long

    Give delinvfile a go.

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