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In my C directory 3 folders are there named as DIR1 DIR2 DIR3 each folder contains folder Z. I want find all the Z folders. And I want to delete them. Is it possible? I dont no anything about windows.

I tried this command it's only listing, but how to delete.

dir c:\Z /s /d

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This will remove all Z subdirectories keeping DIR1 DIR2 and DIR3:

for /D %d in (C:\DIR\*) do rmdir /S /Q %d\Z

See also:

for /?

rmdir /?
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The above solution is working fine for me, now just imagine if there is a space in between "DI R" at that time what modification are needed in above command to avoid a space? – max Jan 13 '13 at 5:54
Enclose the paths in quotes: for /D %d in ("C:\DIR\*") do rmdir /S /Q "%d\Z" – utapyngo Jan 13 '13 at 6:08
Now the folder structure is changed, structure is like this "A S"->A->B-C->20130113-Z Here "A S" is the main folder, and I want to delete Z. – max Jan 13 '13 at 6:12
for /R "C:\A S" /D %d in (*) do @if "%~nd" == "Z" echo "%d" (replace echo with rmdir /S /Q) after testing. – utapyngo Jan 13 '13 at 6:21
Thanks a lot it's working :-) – max Jan 13 '13 at 6:23

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