Query to Delete all Folders, Sub-Folders and Files located in a Path

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1. Change the TargetPath

2. Copy the script in SSMS

3. Run it

--Script to delete the old files & Folders Older than 30 days
DECLARE @pscmd varchar(1000)
DECLARE @targetpath varchar(8000)
DECLARE @olddays int
DECLARE @extension varchar(5)
DECLARE @cmdstring varchar(1000)

SET @targetpath = 'D:\SQLBackup\';
SET @olddays = -30 --pass the days with negative values 
--SET @extension = 'txt'; --/csv
SET @pscmd = '"& '+
'Get-ChildItem ' + Quotename(@targetpath,'''') + '-Recurse' + ' | '+
'where {$_.lastWriteTime -lt ((Get-Date).AddDays('+ CAST(@olddays as varchar) +')) '+
--'-and ($_.Extension -match ' + QUOTENAME(@extension,'''')+ ') } | ' +
--'-and ($_.Extension -match ' +  ') } | ' +
'} |' + 'Remove-Item  -force " '
SET @cmdstring = ' ""powershell.exe" '+ @pscmd

select @cmdstring
exec master..xp_cmdshell @cmdstring, no_output

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