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C# program to delete a text file

In this C# program, we are going to learn how to delete a text file? Method File.Delete() is using to delete the file.
Submitted by IncludeHelp, on October 29, 2017

Given a file, and we have to delete it using C# program.

File.Delete()

This is a method of "File" class, it deletes the given file.

Syntax:

void File.Delete(path);

Parameter(s):

path - Filename with its location.

Program

using System;
using System.IO;

namespace ConsoleApplication1
{
	class Program
	{
		static void Main()
		{
			//method to delete file
			File.Delete("123.TXT");
			//confirmation message
			Console.WriteLine("File deleted successfully");
		}
	}
}

Output

    File deleted successfully

Note: In above program, we need to remember, when we use "File" class, System.IO namespace must be included in the program. An exception is not thrown if the specified file does not exist.






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