Recycle Bin delete immediately

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

That's it,
Shawn




 

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Updated to include keyboard shortcut.

Shawn
 

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