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Windows 8 deletes my files without confirmation.

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    Windows 8 deletes my files without confirmation.

    So, in previous Windows e.g XP or 7, when I press DELETE on my keyboard it asks for confirmation. Now Windows 8 is too smart and delete it at once. How do I force Windows 8 to ask for my permission first before deleting?

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    Right click on Recycle bin->Property and tick on "Display Delete Confirmation dialog"

    Recycle Bin Delete Confirmation - Turn On or Off - Windows 7 Support Forums
    Last edited by Brink; 17 Feb 2013 at 21:40. Reason: added tutorial link for more info
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    Thank you!
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Windows 8 deletes my files without confirmation.
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