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Delete without Confirm?

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    Delete without Confirm?


    My Windows 8 Pro installation deletes folders and files without asking for confirmation. Where can I change this behavior?

    Thanks, Jim

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    Hi Jim, welcome to the forums.
    Right click the Recycle bin, go to properties, tick the box Display delete confirmation.

    Recycle Bin Delete Confirmation - Turn On or Off - Windows 7 Forums
    Last edited by Brink; 28 Oct 2012 at 13:55. Reason: added tutorial link for more info
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    Thanks for the quick reply! I would never have thought to go to the recycle bin to change the behavior.

    Regards, Jim
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    Windows 8 enterprise x64


    I like this feature. no need to click yes all the time.
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