how do i use FindFirstFile()

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    how do i use FindFirstFile()

    FindFirstFile()
    FindNextFile()
    How do i use these like i want to delete every file in a certain place. if possible can u tell me like how to delete at executables or c files ?? i mean how to delete or view the files? that i found with find first file and find next file

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    >How do i use these like i want to delete every file in a certain place

    You initialise the handle with the directory, and then iterate through it until FindNextFile() quits.

    >if possible can u tell me like how to delete at executables or c files ??

    remove() works (in cstdio). It doesn't matter what file type it is.

    > i mean how to delete or view the files?that i found with find first file and find next file

    To delete files see above. To view files you'll need the appropriate file type viewer.

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