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Windows 7: Recycle Bin - Permanently Delete Items Automatically

21 Jan 2010   #10
nate42nd

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

If you choose to use the option to delete immediately delete files without going into the recycle bin, remember you will no longer have the "disk clean-up" option for that drive in drive properties. It took me a long time to figurre out why my "disk clean-up" button was missing. This was why. Just for everyones information.

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14 Jul 2013   #11
pjd

Win 7 Professional 64bit
 
 

Is there anyway to control by folder - eg if something is deleted from within my Playground folder (or its subfolders) then trash it immediately, otherwise send to the recycle bin

pjd
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14 Jul 2013   #12
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10
 
 

Hello PJD,

If you like, you could press and hold the Shift key, right click on a file/folder, and click on Delete to permanently delete only that file/folder.
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