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DeleteFile

Windows Mobile 6.5
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4/8/2010

This function deletes a file from a file system. A RAPI version of this function exists called CeDeleteFile (RAPI).


BOOL DeleteFile(
  LPCTSTR lpFileName
);

lpFileName

[in] Pointer to a null-terminated string that specifies the file to be deleted.

Nonzero indicates success. Zero indicates failure. To get extended error information, call GetLastError.

If the file does not exist, this function fails.

Use the RemoveDirectory function to delete a directory.

This function fails if an application attempts to delete a file that is open for normal I/O or as a memory-mapped file.

To close an open file handle, use the CloseHandle function.

Headerwinbase.h
Librarycoredll.lib
Windows Embedded CEWindows CE 1.0 and later
Windows MobileWindows Mobile Version 5.0 and later

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