C Program to delete a file using remove function.

Write a C program to delete a specified file using remove function.
remove function deletes the specified file, where it takes file name as the argument and if file is successively deleted it returns 0 , other wise returns a non zero value.
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#include<stdio.h>
#include<string.h>
int main()
{
    char file_name[40];
    printf("Enter the file name with location:n Example, c:example.txtnn");
    gets(file_name);
    if(remove(file_name) != 0 )
    puts("Error deleting filenn");
    else
    puts("File successfully deletednn");
    return 0;
}
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C Program to delete a file.

Write a C Program to delete a file.
To delete a file in c, We use the remove macro, which is defined in stdio.h. remove macro takes filename with extension as its argument and deletes the file, if it is in the directory and returns the zero, if deleted successfully.
Note that deleted file does not goes to the recycle bin, it is going to delete permanently.
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#include<stdio.h>
#include<conio.h>
#include<process.h>
main()
{
FILE *fp;
char filename[20];
int status;
clrscr();
printf("nEnter the file name:nn");
scanf("%s",filename);

fp = fopen(filename, r);

if(fp == NULL)
{
printf("Error: file not found! check the directory!!nn");
exit(0);
}
fclose(fp);
status = remove(file_name);

if( status == 0 )
printf("%s file deleted successfully.n",file_name);
else
{
printf("Unable to delete the filen");
perror("Error");
}

return 0;
}
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