Date: 2017-03-20 04:10
Another excellent tool is AdvancedRenamer , and it has much cleaner UI to navigate through. You can select from a number of “methods” and watch the potential result before committing to a change. The methods can be extensively configured, so the tool can be as simple or as comprehensive as required, plus your files can be copied or moved to a new location, following their batch rename.
I am looking for a way to delete all files older than 7 days in an MS-DOS batch file. I've searched around the web, and found some examples with hundreds of lines of code, and others that required installing extra command line utilities to accomplish the task.
We can also use the Command Prompt to delete files encountering this error, though it is dependent on the containing folder having the right path length. If not, you end up in a whole new issue. Browse to the directory, Shift+Right Click and select Open command window here. Now use dir /X to see a list of the shortened filenames for that folder. You should then, using the same command window, be able to delete the files using their shortened filename, like so:
Now, most people don’t have to regularly delete 555,555 files spread over 95,555 folders, but I’m sure we have all had the moment where your music collection is just no longer up to scratch. Deleting anything more than a few files 5 Ways To Delete A File In Use In Windows 5 Ways To Delete A File In Use In Windows Windows Explorer thinks the file you're trying to delete is still open, but it's not? Locked files are a common problem. Fortunately, it's easily solved in most cases. Read More using File Explorer can become a lengthy process as Windows opts to enumerate each file before sending it packing.
ROBOCOPY works great for me. Originally suggested my Iman. But instead of moving the files/folders to a temporary directory then deleting the contents of the temporary folder, move the files to the trash!!!
In my opinion, all these links point to pages that are as good as -- or better -- than what I offer. Suggestions for new links are always welcomed.
Simon Shepard's NT Syntax
Batfiles: The DOS Batch File Programming Handbook & Tutorial
EasyDOS Command Index
Once you’d saved your file, all you need to do is double-click your BAT file. Instantly, your web pages will open. If you’d like, you can place this file on your desktop. This will allow you to access all of your favorite websites at once.
################# taskkill ###################
echo What process would you like to end?
set /p task_name= task name
taskkill /f /im %task_name%.exe
The basic command locates the specified folder, while the /s parameter will delete all files contained in the directory subfolders, and the /f parameter ignores any read-only setting However, this command leaves behind the file structures, which can be a little irritating. In this case, we can pair del command with rmdir , like so:
In contrast, modern installers almost always package the application into a single blob that automatically extracts to the user s temporary folder. So if an application has a monolithic setup file, you usually don t need to worry about the working directory.