batch file to delete a folder

techguy.org - 2013-06-05 01:30:00 - Similar - Report/Block

Hi, I’ve looked around a bit and have seen some posts very close to what i need but I’m just starting to play around with batch files and haven't quite been able to patch together something that works yet. What I’m trying to do is make a batch file to run in windows 7 and delete a folder located in: C:\users\"current user"\AppData\roaming...

Running the batch file based on the condition that a file arrives in folder

stackoverflow.com - 2013-04-23 10:03:32 - Similar - Report/Block

I am automating one of my Jobs in which i intend to zip the files in the folder as soon as they arrive in the folder. Win zip script has been written in the batch file, can you please help how it can be done through windows batch file or any other way? Thanks, Sid...

Folder Delete

techguy.org - 2013-05-13 09:26:11 - Similar - Report/Block

I have a folder which I cannot delete. The folder is "Ships-Miscellaneous-Ships-Miscellaneous ." Why it became repetitiious I do not know. This folder is found in C:\Documents and Settings\Owner\My Documents\Smile\Steams. This is the former Webshots facility. Originally I had four .jpg pictures in this folder but I decided to create a new...

Move files from folder to new folder based on # of files

stackoverflow.com - 2013-03-18 15:19:01 - Similar - Report/Block

This may be a specific case but given the right code I'm sure many could take from it. I have thousands of files in one folder that need to be split up into multiple folders. Each folder needs to have 1 more file than the one before it and needs to be named as such. Each folder needs to have at least amount of files. For example, here is...

Solved How do you delete a file you do not have permissions for?

sevenforums.com - 2012-08-07 06:02:04 - Similar - Report/Block

So I think I messed up. I downloaded an .avi and I can't watch the file or delete it. I almost think thats the point, like it's supposed to annoy the user that downloads it. is that possible? anyway, I have this folder I can't delete and the only thing in it is two copys of the same .avi file. It says I don't have permission. What can I d...

move all files and folders in a folder to another?

stackoverflow.com - 2012-03-23 08:28:12 - Similar - Report/Block

I want to move all files and folders inside a folder to another folder. I found a code to copy all files inside a folder to another folder. move all files in a folder to another // Get array of all source files $files = scandir("source"); // Identify directories $source = "source/"; $destination = "destination/"; // Cycle through all sour...

Help deleting corrupt OE Deleted Items .dbx

techguy.org - 2013-03-13 16:42:50 - Similar - Report/Block

That is 1,176,395 KB. I can't touch it. In outlook or the dbx file. I get the message that it is too big. Any attempt to delete, move, rename, etc says "File or directory is corrupt or unreadable". Below is C/P of the "Deleted Items" folder in OE: ________________________________________ _ Folder could not be displayed Outlook Express coul...

How to log SQL batch queries in a file

stackoverflow.com - 2012-03-01 18:39:59 - Similar - Report/Block

Let's say I run a query in MySQL mysql> delete from subscriber where mobile in (9899347241); Query OK, 2 rows affected, 18 warnings (32.91 sec) So now I have a abc.sql which contains no. of such delete, update sql's and I run it using mysql -h host -u user -p < abc.sql > output.txt I have tried different options like --verbose, --t...

Temporary folder undeletable

techguy.org - 2013-04-24 02:04:44 - Similar - Report/Block

Am renovating an old Dell Dimension 2400 for a friend. Works perfectly, but when I do a %temp%, it shows a folder by the name "Temporary Director 5 for attachments [1].zip". Size is 0 bytes, although it apparently contains a file by the name "Truly, THE GREATESTGENERATION...........", because I get an error message when I try to delete it...

Unable to delete "%LOCALAPPDATA%\Google" folder

eightforums.com - 2013-04-16 09:16:47 - Similar - Report/Block

and its 9.1GB in size! I uninstalled Chrome and deleted registry references of it as well(Google provides a reg file which removes traces) but I just can delete this folder. Any idea why? A restart also did not help matters. Im using Windows 8 Pro. Thanks...

process running batch which dont do what inside it

stackoverflow.com - 2013-03-13 12:57:14 - Similar - Report/Block

I have searched a lot of ways to run a batch file with process in c#, all of them didn't help me. the actions of the batch file are: using psexec, it connects to remote control and stops there some services. after that it deletes a lot of files and then copies the new ones, connecting again ,using psexec to the computer and starts service...

How can I use a batch file to MSBuild solutions in multiple directories at once?

stackoverflow.com - 2012-03-07 21:56:53 - Similar - Report/Block

I am an intern with a start-up company. I don't know anything about Batch files, XML files, the command prompt, or msbuild. I only know the basics of C#. I have been asked to make a batch file that allows a user to build ALL solutions in a directory, with seven subfolders, in one command. I know how to build one solution in a single folde...

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How to remove a shortcut from usr/bin folder ubuntu 12.10?

stackoverflow.com - 2013-03-15 09:44:18 - Similar - Report/Block

i have deleted a program which has a shortcut file on the usr/bin folder. my question is how can i remove or delete this shortcut file from the usr/bin folder which has file premmissions? thank you.

Humax Foxsat HDR Can't Delete Issue

avforums.com - 2013-03-21 12:44:24 - Similar - Report/Block

I accidentally protected a folder on series link and now i can't release/delete anything! I have about 25GB tied up in this! When i enter release via file manager and my password, nothing happens, the protected symbol remains. Have searched for an answer to no avail, how can i delete these files please? 500 GB box software 1.00.21...

Can't Delete Shortcut

techguy.org - 2012-08-02 13:37:02 - Similar - Report/Block

Hi all, I made a shortcut to an old DOS game that runs okay under XP, I then move the shortcut to a folder called 'Games' that I keep on my desktop. Something strange happened, the shortcut icon thing changed it appearance and didn't work after I moved it into the desktop folder. even stranger is that I can't delete the icon, I get an err...

posix rename behaviour

stackoverflow.com - 2012-03-15 21:46:11 - Similar - Report/Block

what happens if we try to rename a folder to an existing folder containing contain some file in a folder D1 there is another Folder D2 with f1 file and also D3 with f2 file ,if we try to rename d2--> how will be the behavior is it going to delete existing d3 and try to rename or any strange behavior...

Delete the folder named "public" in dropbox

stackoverflow.com - 2012-04-05 05:22:28 - Similar - Report/Block

I created a folder named "public" in the root path in dropbox a few minutes age and now I just want to remove it. But it seems that the folder name "public" is quite special and I can't find a item something like "delete this folder" in its popup menu which other folders can. Can't I remove or rename the folder? Any help will be great app...

excel vba wait for shell command to complete

stackoverflow.com - 2013-04-11 14:46:05 - Similar - Report/Block

So I'm running a simple shell command in Excel VBA that runs a batch file in a specified directory like below: Dim strBatchName As String strBatchName = "C:\folder\runbat.bat" Shell strBatchName But the issue is sometimes the batch file might take longer on some computer to run, and there are proceeding VBA code that is dependent on the b...

C# Service cannot execute batch file?

stackoverflow.com - 2008-12-11 21:46:04 - Similar - Report/Block

I have a service that call a batch file sometime. The batch file take 5-10 seconds to be executed. The code to launch the batch file is : System.Diagnostics.Process proc = new System.Diagnostics.Process(); // Declare New Process proc.StartInfo.FileName = fileName; proc.StartInfo.WindowStyle = System.Diagnostics.ProcessWindowStyle.Hi dde...

Is it Safe to Delete Contents of System Volume Info in External Drive

sevenforums.com - 2013-03-29 11:32:21 - Similar - Report/Block

The System Volume Information folder is taking up about 18% of one of my 2 external hard drives. (I can't remember if I have actively programmed anything to be stored in that file.) In any event, is it safe to delete some of all of the files in that SVI folder? Thanks much!...

Delete cached file for a specific URI

stackoverflow.com - 2013-03-24 08:11:29 - Similar - Report/Block

When I use HTTP cache for a custom page, Symfony2 creates a file for it under the cache folder and it's possible to set time for this cache. But when I update some of my database information that is related to that particular page my users can't see the changes (depending on the cache life time). In order to solve this problem I want to d...

Cant delete Media Sync folder

sevenforums.com - 2013-03-23 13:16:35 - Similar - Report/Block

Hi everyone. Firstly I am an IT numpty so be gentle with me.:party: I have a media sync folder on my desktop that was created when I wanted to move some music from a Blackberry to the PC so that I could create a CD, this didnt work either. Now I cant delete the folder, when I try to do this it says that I need permission from HomePC/dad a...

batch script print the command that would be executed rather than executing

stackoverflow.com - 2012-04-13 10:15:08 - Similar - Report/Block

Is it possible to set a cmd.exe shell / batch file to print what would be executed but not actually execute it? For example, given a batch file that takes some arguments, based on those arguments selects some other batch files to run, those batch files execute some commands, may or may not call other files/commands etc. I would like to be...

Error 0x80070570

eightforums.com - 2013-04-08 18:39:49 - Similar - Report/Block

Hello, I keep getting this error when I try to create or delete a folder. I also cannot use applications which create temporary folder such as WinRAR. The error says this: "An unexpected error is keeping you from creating the folder. If you continue receive this error, you can use the error code to search for help with this problem. : The...

Auto assign values to range

dbforums.com - 2013-05-17 20:02:13 - Similar - Report/Block

Hello All! Unsure if this is possible but here goes. Have the following QRY and would like to automatically assign a range of values i.e., 1-10 in a separate column to each record within each Batch# and reset after a new Batch# :S Problem is that within each Batch # there are multiple records assigned as well as multiple Batch #'s. Any su...

Tens of thousands of files in SEARCH history!

techguy.org - 2013-06-10 03:52:56 - Similar - Report/Block

When I go to My Docs - OS Win 7 - and under SEARCHES, I have two sub folders called: EVERYWHERE INDEXED LOCATIONS In the first folder there are some 70,000 files and files with weird extension names I have never heard of! :confused: In the second folder some 75,000 files and folders! And yet under PROPERTIES it tells me that the each fold...

how to Drag&Drop in the same ListView?

stackoverflow.com - 2012-04-19 12:40:17 - Similar - Report/Block

I have a small file explorer application [WINFORMS], and i use ListView Control to explore items. So the listView display the files and the folders from the current address [From local Computer]. i need to enable drag&drop functionality to let a File/Folder easy to move/copy to another Folder in the same Address. each item has some pr...

Won't let me delete a photo album off my ipad?

askmehelpdesk.com - 2013-02-15 10:14:50 - Similar - Report/Block

So I wanted some photos from the computer on my ipad. I downloaded them and and now I wish to delete them. Somehow they are in a seperate folder and when I go to delete it, It gives me no 'delete' option?! Help please because it's taking up all my space on my ipad!...

Getting the file name without extension in a Windows Batch Script

stackoverflow.com - 2009-09-24 16:45:32 - Similar - Report/Block

I'm trying to create a right-click context menu command for compressing JavaScript files with YUI compressor. My ultimate goal is to try to get this to run on a context menu: java.exe -jar yuicompressor-2.4.2.jar -o <filename>.min.js <filename>.js I know I can use the variable to reference the file name being opened. I can't...

Realbasic:How to crate a file in the specific folder?

stackoverflow.com - 2012-04-13 13:09:45 - Similar - Report/Block

I think my question is quite simple, but I can't find solution. I want create a file, in the folder, that located near with application file( MacOS ). To create a new folder: dim fi as FolderItem = getFolderItem( "MyFolder" ) fi.CreateAsFolder And now I need to get a FolderItem for file inside this folder. How can i do it? Thanks!...

Batch file to run after publish

stackoverflow.com - 2013-03-05 10:56:59 - Similar - Report/Block

Is there a way to execute a batch file after publishing a web application i.e. after using the 'Publish' option. I have read a few other questions on here which suggest the following: 1) Add AfterPublish attribute to the Project file: This does not seem to work. Is this only relevant to Visual Studio 2010? 2) Add the batch file location t...

How to detect if a file exists w/o getting derailed by permissions issues?

stackoverflow.com - 2012-06-28 17:31:07 - Similar - Report/Block

There are at least three techniques for detecting if a file exists: Query the file attributes Use FindFile() with a specific filename instead of a search pattern Open the file in read mode and look at any resulting error All of the above seem to suffer from false negatives. That is, I am told that the file doesn't exist when it actually d...

0x80070003 on Windows Backup. Delete sys file?

techguy.org - 2013-05-21 23:37:16 - Similar - Report/Block

I'm diaging a clients computer and external backup. The USB external backup is toast, so no problem there. Win7 Backup however, is giving me grief. Initially it was hanging at 57% which was attributed to the external backup. I switched to a USB 16gb flash drive and it will complete 100% EXCEPT for 2 single files: I don't have the exact ad...

Powershell Need to execute two lines

stackoverflow.com - 2011-08-03 14:29:55 - Similar - Report/Block

I have two commands that need to be executed in PowerShell. Everything else can be down in Batch. I could write the whole thing in PowerShell, but I'd have to make sure the execution policy is set correctly, and that could be a security issue for our netadmins on these servers. In my Batch script, I need to: Bring down the IIS application...

how to run java file using javascript and batchscript

stackoverflow.com - 2013-03-18 11:15:03 - Similar - Report/Block

i want to run java file using javascript. therefore took the help of batch file. when tried following code it is giving, page cannot be displayed... can you please help as early as possible... batch File -test.bat file- @echo off cls javac *.java java LzwTut pause...

Amazon S3 boto - how to delete folder?

stackoverflow.com - 2012-07-11 06:10:53 - Similar - Report/Block

I have create a folder in s3, named "test" and I push "test_1.jpg", "test_2.jpg" into "test". Now I want to use boto to delete folder "test". What should I do?...

Batch File to Detect if Application Installed

sevenforums.com - 2013-04-11 22:51:00 - Similar - Report/Block

Hey everyone! I'm making a batch file for a computer repair company I'm with and I'm trying to automate as much stuff as possible and speed things up. As of this moment, I got all the major components of a batch file that retrieves information about the computer (Manufacturer, Model #, Serial #, etc.) then it opens up our site and logs th...

".bat" to Find and move all video in folder/sub-folders

techguy.org - 2013-04-18 06:44:54 - Similar - Report/Block

Hi, I have a hard drive that is full of videos I have downloaded over the years, and it is a complete mess... There are folders and sub-folders all over the place, with random videos in them. I've used a duplicate file remover, to remove all the duplicates, and now I want to move all of the videos to one folder, so I can sort them all pro...

Cannot remove folder - filename or extension too long

sevenforums.com - 2013-02-28 01:43:22 - Similar - Report/Block

This happened on a Windows XP SP3 32-bit computer. I am trying to delete the backup files created by the Memeo program that comes with Seagate GoFlex Home NAS. I selected the root folder of the backup files and pressed delete, which started the deletion process of some 30 GB sized backup. After the deletion went for a while, the error mes...

Random folder found on external hard disk?

sevenforums.com - 2013-03-22 09:37:29 - Similar - Report/Block

So recently I discovered a file folder I didn't create on my external hard drive. in fact this the second time i found a file folder i did not create, i originally deleted the first since i didnt know what it was. the folder name is like: oLtawA8RI6p8O it has that same number of digits/letters in that kind of order. the file folder is emp...


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