Delete a file from the command prompt in windows Xp

Open the command prompt by going to run and typing cmd.

Start > run > cmd.

Then use the del command to delete the file.

The syntax is as follows:

del path_of_the_file

you can also have parameters for the delete command. This command will be very useful when you can access explorer and want to delete a file from your hard disk.

You can also delete read only files (force delete) , using the syntax del /f path.