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Recursively Delete Windows Files and Folders with AutoHotkey

How to Recursives delete files and Folders on Windows with AutoHotkey

How to Recursives delete files and Folders on Windows with AutoHotkey

This video demonstrates how to delete a folder and its subfolders using AutoHotkey.

  • 00:00 🗑️ This script deletes a folder and its subfolders.
    • This script deletes a given folder and its subfolders based on a name.
  • 00:49 🗑️ Searched and deleted all “test” folders.
    • It looked for folders named “test” and deleted them.
  • 01:18 🗑 Navigate to C:/temp and delete the folder to view deleted folders in Notepad.
    • Navigate to C:/temp, select the folder, and hit okay to delete it; notepad will show the deleted folders.
  • 01:53 📁 No folder selected? Script will use default directory.
    • If no folder is selected, the script will use the default directory of where the script is located.
  • 02:25 🕰️ Timer used to update progress bar every 0.1s to avoid speed issues.
    • A set timer is used to update the progress bar every 10th of a second to avoid speed up and slow down issues.
  • 03:10 🗑️ If the file name matches, it will be moved to the recycle bin and the count will be increased.
    • If the loop file name matches the name being searched for, it will be moved to the recycle bin and the count will be incremented.
  • 04:05 🤯 Copy, count, and store words from a website in 25 lines of code!
    • This powerful script can copy words from a website, count them, and put them in the clipboard in only 25 lines of code.
  • 04:51 🤓 Subscribe to our AutoHotkey channel for learning resources.
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