Delete confirmation

Discussion in 'Windows 7 Help and Support' started by findyourpokemon, Jun 8, 2010.

  1. findyourpokemon

    findyourpokemon New Member

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    Does anybody know how to switch off the popup that asks you to confirm when you delete a file(s)?I have disabled this option on vista but on 7 I don't know how to...
     
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    webscaper Senior Member

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    Right click the recycle bin on the desktop and select properties. Remove the check mark from the display delete confirmation dialog box.
     

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    findyourpokemon New Member

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    Thanks a lot!It was so easy!I was looking for that in control pannel...
     
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    Ensmingertom New Member

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    Most emphatically this (former solution via XP and Vista) does not work with Win7 64bit, on either of my two machines. Any other suggestions most appreciated.

    TE, ret.
     
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    Ensmingertom New Member

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    Seems that I had all drives set to 'do not move to recycle bin - delete immediately' which I supposed would eliminate the nag, but it isn't so. Setting all drives delete cache to a finite size and THEN deselecting the prompt works. Thanks for prompting me about the prompt, promptly.

    TE, ret.
     
  7. OldTimer

    OldTimer Banned

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    Setting delete to NOT put the files in the Recycle Bin EVER, can be dangerous, especially if you delete a file by mistake. It's GONE!

    I leave the defaults set for the Recycle Bin and if I want to delete stuff without it going into the Bin, I just hold down the left shift key when I hit Delete..... and OUT IT GOES! Simple and much safer.

    Cheers Mates!
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