When you type movefile /? at a CMD prompt, you receive:

Movefile v1.0 - copies over an in-use file at boot time
usage: movefile \[source\] \[dest\]

Specifying an empty destination deletes the source at boot.

NOTE: MoveFile.exe sets the PendingFileRenameOperations Value Name.

To display any pending rename or delete operations, open a CMD prompt and type:


If none are pending, you receive:

PendMove v1.0                              Copyright (C) 2004 Mark Russinovich                              Sysinternals -                              No pending file rename operations registered.