Quickly Delete Massive File Structure on Windows Server 2012

I'm trying to find the quickest technique to remove a huge file structure. I have a remote share from which I periodically need to remove folders for various reasons. How to quickly delete multiple files on Windows Server 2012?

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Dany· Answered on Mar 26, 2024

Actually, there are just two choices left to delete the entire structure.

1. On the same device, clone the structure, then move all of the share's top-level objects to that replica. The duplicate should then be deleted. These movements will be rapid as long as the device only performs an atomic operation on the "moved" object while performing a "move". Then you can use the cmd /c rd /s/q command to move massive files structure on Windows Server 2012 quickly.

2. If you still think it is too slow to delete your 3TB files, you can try to find some professional delete tools to help you erase the data from these folders.

Avoid attempting to do this through the Explorer GUI at all costs0 since Explorer will try to compile a comprehensive list of files to remove before beginning the removals. We can assure you that this is never going to be a quick operation since we have erased multi-terabyte file structures with millions of tiny files.

What can you do if you accidentally delete files on Windows Server 2012? It is easy to recover data from Windows Server 2016 or 2012, and you will need a tool called EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard.

Launch this software after the installation, and then you can choose the disk or partition to scan. After pressing the Scan button, this software will quickly scan your selected disk, and all the recoverable files will appear. After selecting and filtering, you can click "Recover" to start data recovery.

Use EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard to recover deleted or lost files easily and quickly.

Tutorials on how to recover lost, deleted, or formatted data from HDD, SSD, USB, SD card, or other storage media on Windows and Mac.

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