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Program to read a file name, serach it in the whole Hard Drive and delete it if found

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Write a program to read a file name, serach it in the whole Hard Drive and delete it if found.

Code for Program to read a file name, serach it in the whole Hard Drive and delete it if found in C Programming

 # include <string.h>
 # include  <stdio.h>
 # include  <conio.h>
 # include    <dos.h>
 # include    <dir.h>


 void FindFile(constchar* Path,constchar* FileName);

 constint DeleteFile(constchar* File);

 int main( )
 {
    int count;
    int cur_drive=getdisk( );
    int total_drives=setdisk(2);

    char Drive[10]={"C:\\"};
    char FileName[15]={NULL};
    char CurrentDirectory[MAXPATH]={NULL};

    clrscr( );

    getcwd(CurrentDirectory,MAXPATH);

    printf("Enter the File Name to delete: ");
    scanf("%s",FileName);

    printf("\nSearching....\n\n");

    for(count=2;count<total_drives;count++)
    {
       setdisk(count);

       if(count==getdisk( ))
       {
      Drive[0]=(65+count);

      FindFile(Drive,FileName);
       }
    }

    setdisk(cur_drive);
    chdir(CurrentDirectory);

    printf("\nPress any key to exit...");

    getch( );
    return 0;
 }

 /*************************************************************************/
 //----------------------------  FindFile( )  ----------------------------//
 /*************************************************************************/

 void FindFile(const char* Path,const char* FileName)
 {
    struct find_t ffblk;

    int flag;

    char File[MAXPATH]={NULL};

    chdir(Path);

    strcpy(File,Path);
    strcat(File,FileName);

    flag=_dos_findfirst(File,_A_NORMAL,&ffblk);

    if(!flag)
    {
       char Choice;

       while(!flag)
       {
      printf("File Found:: %s%s\n",Path,ffblk.name);
      printf("Do you want to delete it? (Y/N) : ");

      Choice=getche( );

      if(Choice=='Y' || Choice=='y')
      {
         char Temp[MAXPATH]={NULL};

         strcpy(Temp,Path);
         strcat(Temp,ffblk.name);

         if(DeleteFile(Temp))
         {
        printf("Unable to delete the specified file.");

        getch( );
         }
      }

      printf("\n\n");

      flag=_dos_findnext(&ffblk);
       }
    }

    strcpy(File,Path);
    strcat(File,"*.*");

    flag=_dos_findfirst(File,FA_DIREC,&ffblk);

    while(!flag)
    {
       if(strcmp(ffblk.name,".")!=0 && strcmp(ffblk.name,"..")!=0 &&
                              ffblk.attrib==FA_DIREC)
       {
      char Temp[MAXPATH]={NULL};

      strcpy(Temp,Path);
      strcat(Temp,ffblk.name);
      strcat(Temp,"\\");

      FindFile(Temp,FileName);
       }

       flag=_dos_findnext(&ffblk);
    }

    chdir(Path);
 }

 /*************************************************************************///---------------------------  DeleteFile( )  ---------------------------///*************************************************************************/constint DeleteFile(constchar* File)
 {
    union REGS InReg;
    union REGS OutReg;

    InReg.h.ah=0x41;
    InReg.x.dx=FP_OFF(File);

    int86(0x21,&InReg,&OutReg);

    return OutReg.x.cflag;
 }

  
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