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DeleteEx method of the Win32_PageFile class

The DeleteExWMI class method deletes the logical paging file (or directory) specified in the object path. DeleteEx is an extended version of the Delete method.

This topic uses Managed Object Format (MOF) syntax. For more information about using this method, see Calling a Method.

Syntax


uint32 DeleteEx(
  [out]           string StopFileName,
  [in, optional]  string StartFileName
);

Parameters

StopFileName [out]

Name of the file or directory where the DeleteEx method failed. This parameter is null if the method succeeds.

StartFileName [in, optional]

Names the child file or directory to use as a starting point for DeleteEx. The StartFileName parameter is typically the StopFileName parameter that specifies the file or directory at which an error occurred from the previous method call. If this parameter is NULL, the operation is performed on the file or directory specified in the ExecMethod call.

Return value

Return codeDescription
0

The request was successful.

2

Access was denied.

8

An unspecified failure occurred.

9

The name specified was not valid.

10

The object specified already exists.

11

The file system is not NTFS.

12

The platform is not Windows.

13

The drive is not the same.

14

The directory is not empty.

15

There has been a sharing violation.

16

The start file specified was not valid.

17

A privilege required for the operation is not held.

21

A parameter specified is not valid.

 

Requirements

Minimum supported client

Windows Vista

Minimum supported server

Windows Server 2003

Namespace

\root\CIMV2

MOF

CIMWin32.mof

DLL

CIMWin32.dll

See also

Operating System Classes
Win32_PageFile

 

 

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