NT Syntax

RD

Delete folder(s)

syntax
      RD pathname
      RD /S pathname
      RD /S /Q pathname
   
key
   /S  : Delete all files and subfolders
         in addition to the folder itself.
         Use this to remove an entire folder tree.

   /Q  : Quiet - do not display YN confirmation

Place any long pathnames in double quotes.

You can remove several folders in one command by listing the pathname to each.
e.g.

RD c:\docs\Jan c:\docs\Feb "c:\My Documents\Mar"

RMDIR is a synonym for RD

"Dying is the most embarrassing thing that can happen to you, because someones got to take care of all your details". - Andy Warhol

Related commands:
CD - Create folder(s)
DEL - Delete selected files from an entire folder tree
Delrp - Delete a file/directory and NTFS reparse points.(Win 2K ResKit)

Equivalent Linux BASH commands:

rmdir - Remove folder(s)
rm -rf - Delete directory recursively



Simon Sheppard
SS64.com