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This post explains how to delete files and folders using PowerShell command ‘Remove-Item’. Also we are going to cover deleting of multiple files and removing files with wild characters.

For a single file:

Remove-Item test.txt
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For multiple files:

Remove-Item test1.txt test2.txt test3.txt
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For files with wild characters

Remove-Item *.txt or Remove-Item *.xls and so on
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To delete a directory

Remove-Item foldertodelete

It will ask you if you want to delete the whole content select “Y” for yes and press enter.

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