DeleteFile

DeleteFile["file"]
deletes a file.

DeleteFile[{"file1","file2",}]
deletes a list of files.

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Copy a file and copy it into the new directory:

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The file is there:

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Delete the file:

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The file is no longer there:

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Introduced in 1991
(2.0)
| Updated in 2014
(10.0)