VBA – Delete files from the hard drive

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Editorial Team

Reviewed by

Steve Rynearson

Last updated on April 5, 2019

Did you just dynamically create an *.xls file and now need to delete it from code? The following is a method to delete files on a hard drive from VBA. ***Caution: This actually works, so only use this code if you know 100% what you’re doing.

Delete File From Drive with VBA

Put the following code in a module

Sub DeleteMyFile()

On Error Resume Next

Kill "c:myfile.txt"

 'replace this with the directory/file that you want to delete

End Sub

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