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Add an option to delete all the folder content to the Right Click Context Menu

It can be a real struggle to delete all the files in different folders. You can though all the folder and sub folders one by one, but that could take a lot of time if you are like me and have a lot of files in different sub folders. to make this proses easier we are going to add the ‘Delete Folder Contents’ option to the right-click context menu which appears when you right-click on a folder.

Delete Folder Contents

Adding ‘Delete Folder Content’ to the Right Click Context Menu

Start by going to the desktop of your Windows installation


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Click start and type regedit in the search box and open by hitting enter


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In Regedit, go to: HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Directory\shell


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In the regedit editor, right-click on the Shell map, create a new Key and name it Delete Folder Contents


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Select the Delete Folder Contents, right-click and create a new key named command


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Click the command folder, and in the right panel double-click on (Default) string value and type cmd /c “cd /d %1 && del /s /q *.* in the value data field and hit OK


Delete Folder Contents
Close the regedit editor and restart your computer to activate the changes.

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