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Daniel Petri



This command deletes all files from the specified directory that were last modified prior to the number of dates specified. The utility is very useful when scheduled to delete old log files.
Important: No spaces are to be specified in the directory path. Use MS-DOS style short names.
Requirements: Windows NT4/2000/XP/2003


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​DelDate c:'logs 60

This sample would deletes all files in c:’logs that were last modified 60 days ago or earlier.

Detailed Instructions

  1. Place DelDate.exe in your system path folders.
  2. Use the above syntax.


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