okay beginner here who needs help - Programmers Heaven

Howdy, Stranger!

It looks like you're new here. If you want to get involved, click one of these buttons!

Categories

okay beginner here who needs help

skers5xsskers5xs Posts: 2Member
C:1161_DataFilesDOS

What is the command for deleting all the files that have the number 1 in the name from the DOS directory?

Need help please....thanks.

Comments

  • DaiMitnickDaiMitnick Posts: 77Member
    You probably have a solution by now but for anybody who comes across this page in a search, the answer is quite simple:

    del *1*.*
    (In your example: del C:1161_DataFilesDOS*1*.*)

    will delete any files with a 1 in the name, to delete folders too, you would simply need:

    del *1*

    For more on DOS commands this site is pretty good:

    http://www.computerhope.com/msdos.htm

    HTH

    ------------------------------------------
    Do or do not, there is no try. |
    ------------------------------------------
Sign In or Register to comment.