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  • #DEFINE CREATE_ALWAYS                  2
    #DEFINE FILE_ATTRIBUTE_NORMAL        128
    
    DECLARE INTEGER DeleteFile IN kernel32;
        STRING lpFileName
    
    DECLARE INTEGER CreateFile IN kernel32;
        STRING  lpFileName,;
        INTEGER dwDesiredAccess,;
        INTEGER dwShareMode,;
        INTEGER lpSecurityAttributes,;
        INTEGER dwCreationDisposition,;
        INTEGER dwFlagsAndAttributes,;
        INTEGER hTemplateFile
    
    DECLARE INTEGER CloseHandle IN kernel32 INTEGER hObject
    
    LOCAL lpFileName
    lpFileName = "C:\Temp\mytest.txt"
    
    hResult = CreateFile (lpFileName, 0, 0, 0,;
        CREATE_ALWAYS, FILE_ATTRIBUTE_NORMAL, 0)
    
    ? "File handle returned:", hResult
    = CloseHandle (hResult)
    = DeleteFile (lpFileName)
    
    
    

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    685 bytes  
    Created: 2001-07-12 12:00:00  
    Modified: 2006-03-08 12:53:17  
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    Windows 95/98/Me: The DeleteFile function deletes a file even if it is open for normal I/O or as a memory-mapped file. To prevent loss of data, close files before attempting to delete them.
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