moderated Re: in win10 in a folder how do you tell Win10 to delete only all the files that have a same particular extension but not the other files in that folder that have different extensions?
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Hi, Brian. I tried doing what you said. I opened the folder Documents, searched for files with an mp3 extension, and it gave me mp3 results from subfolders, as well as files which no longer reside in that folder.
I put into the search Window (CONTROL plus E) once the folder was open:
From: email@example.com [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] On Behalf Of Brian Vogel
On Mon, Jun 15, 2020 at 10:33 PM, ratshtron wrote:
open the folder and move to the first file with the particular extention and now, press and hold the ctrl key and start arrowing down through the list of files and every time you land on another file with same extention, press the spacebar to select it. be sure to continue to hold the ctrl key. once you have selected all the files with the same extention, press the delete key and the files will be deleted once you confirm you wish to delete the number of multi-files.
Brian - Windows 10 Pro, 64-Bit, Version 1909, Build 18363
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