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PADDYGOGO

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#1
Hi can someone help me please. When I try to delete anything instead of asking if I want it to go to the recycle bin it asks if I want to PERMANTENTLY delete it. Can anyone tell me how to fix this, this has only started about 2 weeks ago. Thank you.
 

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PADDYGOGO

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Hi can someone help me please. When I try to delete anything instead of asking if I want it to go to the recycle bin it asks if I want to PERMANTENTLY delete it. Can anyone tell me how to fix this, this has only started about 2 weeks ago. Thank you.


Thank you for your help but unfortunately its not helping when I go into the Recycle icon and click on properties the only thing that is showing is the dialogue check box the rest of the screeen is faded it doesn't show my drives nothing.:(
 

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#4
Paddy,

Could you post a screenshot showing in the right pane of the following opened registry (regedit) keys (left pane) below? I'm thinking a policy may have been set doing this, and this will show which one it may be if so.


HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer

and

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer
 
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PADDYGOGO

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Hi can someone help me please. When I try to delete anything instead of asking if I want it to go to the recycle bin it asks if I want to PERMANTENTLY delete it. Can anyone tell me how to fix this, this has only started about 2 weeks ago. Thank you.


Thank you for your help but unfortunately its not helping when I go into the Recycle icon and click on properties the only thing that is showing is the dialogue check box the rest of the screeen is faded it doesn't show my drives nothing.:(

Im sorry I am new to all this and I can't get to terms with using screen shot I can only repeat that when I click on Properties in the Recycle bin it is empty except for the tick box for dialogue.

Patricia
 

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Ok, but without the screenshot of those registry locations, this will be a shot in the dark. The REG file below is what I believe may be the issue. You would just need to download it, right click on it, click on Merge, approve the merging, and restart the computer when finished to apply. This will remove the NoRecycleFiles registry entry that could be the cause.
 
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PADDYGOGO

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Hi can someone help me please. When I try to delete anything instead of asking if I want it to go to the recycle bin it asks if I want to PERMANTENTLY delete it. Can anyone tell me how to fix this, this has only started about 2 weeks ago. Thank you.

I hope I have mastered sending you a picture of what is appearing when I open Recyle bin properties please let me know if you get this. Thank you for your patiences.

Patricia
 

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Brink

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Patricia,

If you like, go ahead and try the REG file I posted above to see if it may help. It will not hurt anything if it doesn't.

If it doesn't help, then I'll need screenshots of regedit.exe at the locations I posted above to be able to help determine what the cause may be. If you are unsure how to, you would run regedit, and expand to navigate to those path locations in the left pane.
 

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    16 GB (8GBx2) G.SKILL TridentZ DDR4 3200 MHz
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    ASUS ROG-STRIX-GTX1080TI-O11G-GAMING
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    250GB Samsung 960 EVO M.2,
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    6TB WD Black WD6001FZWX
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    Seasonic Prime Titanium 850W
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    Lumia 1520 phone
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    Windows 10 Pro
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    HP Envy Y0F94AV
    CPU
    i7-7500U @ 2.70 GHz
    Memory
    16 GB DDR4-2133
    Graphics card(s)
    NVIDIA GeForce 940MX
    Sound Card
    Conexant ISST Audio
    Monitor(s) Displays
    17.3" UHD IPS touch
    Screen Resolution
    3480 x 2160
    Hard Drives
    512 GB M.2 SSD

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