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How to remove files/folders older than x days on windows from command prompt?

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Install cygwin then ask the same question, but for Linux instead... –  ring0 Jan 13 '11 at 14:43

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You could use forfiles in Windows 2003, Vista and Seven, for example for deleting files older than 3 days :

Forfiles -p "<path>" -s -m *.* -d -3 -c "Cmd /C del @FILE" 

or you can do the same thing with powershell :

http://www.networknet.nl/apps/wp/published/powershell-delete-files-older-than-x-days

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