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Deleting Existing Files
Posted by Chris W. on 05 July 2008 01:03 AM

Deleting Existing Files

 

Overview

You can use the FILE MANAGER to delete any files from your site that you no longer wish to keep. You may need to delete files if the amount of disk space your site takes up is close to the amount of disk space that you are allowed to have in total.

 

 

Steps

1  To access the FILE MANAGER, click on the  icon above the words File Manager on the main screen of your cPanel interface.

2  Click on the icon next to the file you wish to delete.

3  Click on the words Delete File on the right side of the screen:

 

 

NOTE: If the delete was successful, the following image appears on the upper right hand side of the screen:

 

 

4) To remove files from the system completely, click on the file's picture next to the trash can icon.

 

Troubleshooting

Files will not be deleted until you empty the trash can by clicking on it’s picture. You may restore files by clicking on the file’s picture next to the trash can.

 

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