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batch file that will delete files by date

Discussion in 'Software' started by beetleboy, Feb 7, 2006.

  1. beetleboy

    beetleboy Private E-2

    I am in need of some help writing a batch file that will delete files out of the specified folder. i have a folder named "backup" and within "backup" i have files that are named:
    so i already have a batch file that copies the new backups into this folder and renames them by date but i would like to add to the file for it to keep only the 2 most recent backups and delete the older ones when ran. any ideas? thanks!
  2. dedub

    dedub Corporal

    I'm not sure if it is possible with a batch. You may have to move to .vbs script to run a more powerfull *if-than* statement. I could be wrong though.

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