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Freshdaemon

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I seem to have the reverse problem of everyone else: my Windows 8 insists on confirming every delete request and I can't disable it. The boxes for confirm delete in recycle bin properties are definitely unchecked, and yet every time I try to delete something (from anywhere, including local drives) it asks for confirmation. I've tried checking and re-unchecking the delete confirmation box, and I've tried reverse psychology (!?) and checking the delete confirmation box - no change at all.

[Solved] - network drives don't behave the same way and will ask for confirmation before deletion every time. Make sure it's a local drive and not a networked drive.
 
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Do you also have it set to delete immediately ?
On every drive ?
 

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md2lgyk

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I have the same issue. No matter what I try, the confirmation dialog can't be stopped. "Delete immediately" is not checked, nor has it ever been.
 

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Freshdaemon

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Nevermind, I'm an idiot. I hadn't realized that it was a mapped network drive which was asking for confirmation, which makes sense because that's gone forever. Local drives are actually behaving as expected.

md2lgyk, is that the same pattern you're having or something else? If your local drive(s) is misbehaving I'll leave this unsolved for you.
 

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