Function 41h Delete A File From A Specified Subdirectory (UNLINK) entry AH 41h DS:DX pointer to ASCIIZ filespec to delete return CF 0 successful 1 error AX error code if any (2, 5) note 1) This function will not work on a file marked read-only 2) Wildcards are not accepted 3) DOS does not erase the file's data; it merely becomes inaccessible because the FAT chain for the file is cleared. 4) Deleting a file which is currently open may lead to filesystem corruption. Unless SHARE is loaded, DOS does not close the handles referencing the deleted file, thus allowing writes to a nonexistant file. 5) Under DR DOS and DR Multiuser DOS, this function will fail if the file is currently open
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