Need to Permenantly delete a file.....

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I have removed link to a pdf file from my site. Removed it from the file area. But yet is still shows up when the I enter the file name in google. As a workaround I uploaded a blank file with the same name as the file that I wanted to delete - in hopes that the blank file will overlay the original - to no avail the original file still shows up when googling.... Need to delete a file from the resource folder..... Please help...
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Val Sutton

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hi Val Sutton,

the way to delete a file in the resources folder is

1. go to file manager
2. go to the file in the file manager
3. right click
4. go to delete
5. press ok.

With google it may take a while for it to disserpaer with google cos it has already index the file and google bots need to visit your site and see what has changed. then it should go when it re-visit your site again
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Thanks for the great answer smithy!