Filescrn exception delete

Applies To: Windows Server 2008

Deletes a file screen exception.


To use this command, you must be logged on as an administrator or a member of the Administrators group.

For examples of how to use this command, see Examples.


filescrn screen delete /path:<Path> [/quiet] [/remote:<ComputerName>]


Parameter Description


Deletes the file screen exception configured on path Path. You can append the following wildcard characters:

  • \. — a folder specified by Path

  • \* — all immediate subfolders of Path

  • \... — all recursive subfolders of Path


Deletes the file screen exception without warning. By default, you are prompted to confirm deletion.


Performs the operation on the remote computer ComputerName.


  • The shortest sequence of characters that uniquely identifies a parameter can be used as an abbreviation. For example, the following two commands are equivalent:

    filescrn e d /p:d:\scratch
    filescrn exception delete /path:d:\scratch
  • To perform operations on a remote computer by using the **/remote:**ComputerName parameter:

    • You must be logged on with a domain account that is a member of the Administrators group on both the local computer and the remote computer.

    • The remote computer must be running Windows Server 2008, and File Server Resource Manager must be installed.

    • The Remote File Server Resource Manager Management exception on the remote computer must be enabled. You enable this exception by using Windows Firewall in Control Panel.


  • To delete all file screen exceptions in all subfolders of D:\scratch, without confirming deletion, type:

    filescrn exception delete /path:d:\scratch\... /quiet

Additional references

Command-Line Syntax Key

Filescrn exception