I have a busy file server where I need to set up auto-delete. I have it set up for days, but now I need it for minutes. How can I prepare for 10 minutes? I have several subfolders, each with its own set of logs. I'm attempting to set up auto delete using the same method, but I don't want to use the same scripts and crate task scheduler for all directories. Can I use a script to activate a single task-scheduler instance while deleting everything inside the subfolders?
You can. On Windows file servers, Microsoft provides a native technique for auditing file removals. However, you should have already enabled auditing, and searching through the Windows event log for deleted files might be time-consuming: To find the specifics, such as the name of the person who deleted the file and the time of the occurrence, you can open each event in the list.
Thus, follow these procedures in Windows 11 and 10 to automatically remove files older than X days. You can delete all files older than a particular number of days from your computer using Linux and the Windows Command prompt. We will show you how to use Linux or the ForFiles command line to delete files older than X days on Windows 11/10.
Before you begin deleting files and setting up deletion schedules in Linux, keep the following tips in mind:
You can also delete files older than X days with ForFiles Command. Follow the steps and type in the correct command lines to delete files.:
Deleted files are always dangerous. You may find yourself deleting crucial files that you never intended to delete in the first place. The same thing can happen if you use all of these commands in Linux. So, how can you recover deleted files? We recommend that you restore the data regardless of the failure. You will need professional assistance to accomplish this, and we recommend using the EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard to recover your deleted files.
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How to Delete Files After X Days Using PS Script
Do you want to know how to delete a file with a PowerShell script? Stop worrying because this post will explain how to delete multiple files using the Remove-item cmdlet and how to delete files using the PowerShell script. Also, if you have mistakenly removed files, EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard can recover them.
Jan 06, 2023