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Filescrn screen delete

Updated: April 17, 2012

Applies To: Windows Server 2008

Deletes an existing file screen.

To use this command, you must be logged on as an administrator or a member of the Administrators group.

For examples of how to use this command, see Examples.

filescrn screen delete /path:<Path> [/quiet] [/remote:<ComputerName>]


Parameter Description


Deletes file screen configured on path Path. You can append the following wildcard characters:

  • \. — a folder specified by Path

  • \* — all immediate subfolders of Path

  • \... - all recursive subfolders of Path


Deletes file screen without warning. By default, you are prompted to confirm deletion.


Performs the operation on the remote computer ComputerName.

  • The shortest sequence of characters that uniquely identifies a parameter can be used as an abbreviation. For example, the following two commands are equivalent:

    filescrn s d /p:d:\scratch
    filescrn template delete /path:d:\scratch
  • To perform operations on a remote computer by using the /remote:ComputerName parameter:

    • You must be logged on with a domain account that is a member of the Administrators group on both the local computer and the remote computer.

    • The remote computer must be running Windows Server 2008, and File Server Resource Manager must be installed.

    • The Remote File Server Resource Manager Management exception on the remote computer must be enabled. You enable this exception by using Windows Firewall in Control Panel.

  • To delete file screens that are configured in all subfolders of D:\users on the remote computer FILESERVER1, type:

    filescrn screen delete /path:d:\users\* /remote:fileserver1

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