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Confirm delete option in Windows Explorer?

  1. #1

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    Windows 8.1 x64

    Confirm delete option in Windows Explorer?


    I notice that when I delete a file in Windows Explorer, I don't get a confirmation prompt. Is there a way to turn that back on?

    I've had a bit of a look around, but I'm really surprised at how cut-down Explorer has fact I might just call it Explorer Lite


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  2. #2

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    Windows 7 Home Premium x64

    Right click the recycle bin and choose properties, put a check next to Display delete confirmation dialog. Apply and OK your way out.

    A Guy
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  3. #3

    Posts : 231
    Windows 8.1 x64

    Ta-da! Cheers pal. Wonder why they never set that up as default?
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  4. #4

    Wonder why they never set that up as default?
    Good point
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Confirm delete option in Windows Explorer?
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