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    How to Set Recycle Bin to Permanently Delete a Item Immediately in Vista
    Published by Brink is offline
    23 Jun 2007
    Recycle Bin delete immediately

    How to Set Recycle Bin to Permanently Delete a Item Immediately in Vista


    information   Information
    This will show you how to set the Recycle Bin to not store deleted items and automatically delete them permanently instead when you delete them.
    Note   Note

    Tip   Tip
    Keyboard Shortcut :
    1. Press and hold Shift key.
    2. Right click the item you want to permanently delete and click Delete.
    3. Click on Yes to permanently delete. (See screenshot below)
    warning   Warning
    When you delete a file with the Recycle Bin set to permanently delete, it will be gone permanently. Use with caution.
    EXAMPLE: Recycle Bin Delete Confirmation Dialog Box
    NOTE: You will not see this anymore when you delete a file if the Recycle Bin is set to permanently delete.
    Recycle Bin delete immediately-confirmation.jpg

    Here's How:
    1. Right click on the Recyle Bin.

    2. Click on Properties. (see screenshot below)

    3. To Have Files Permanently Deleted Immediately when Deleted
    A) Dot Do not move file to the Recycle Bin. Remove files immediately when deleted.

    B) Go to step 5.
    4. To Have Files Place in the Recycle Bin when Deleted
    A) Dot Custom size.
    NOTE: You can also adjust the maximum storage size of the Recycle Bin here if you like to.
    5. Click on Apply and OK.
    Recycle Bin delete immediately-permanently.jpg
    That's it,
    Shawn




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    Re: Recycle Bin delete immediately

    Updated to include keyboard shortcut.

    Shawn

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