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The DEL command: OS/2 syntax

Use the ERASE or DEL command to delete one or more files.


DEL [drive:][path]filename [/P] [/N] [/F]
ERASE [drive:][path]filename [/P] [/N] [/F]


drive:\path\filename Specifies the file to delete. Global file name characters * and ? can be used in the file name specified.
/P Prompts for confirmation before deleting each file.
/N Prevents the message "Are you sure (Y/N)?" from being displayed as files are deleted.
/F Permanently deletes a file. (The file cannot be recovered with the UNDELETE command.)

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