Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: Can I disable the recycle bin delete confirmation?

17 Apr 2010   #11
SambaMan

Windows 7 pc with 4 gigs of ram
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Bill2 View Post
Well, theres indeed a way of disabling the Empty Recycle Bin confirmation dialog by using the NirCMD tool. See this article on how to do it.

How to Disable the Empty Recycle Bin Confirmation Box in Windows 7 - The Winhelponline Blog

YES!

thank you


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
17 Apr 2010   #12
CommonTater

XP Pro SP3 X86 / Win7 Pro X86
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by SambaMan View Post
I have already disabled the delete confirmation when deleting by mouse. I would not like to disable the delete confirmation when emptying the recycle bin. Can this be done?
Why would you want to?

That confirmation is your last line of defense against irreversible file loss. More than once it's reminded me to look in the bin and see just what I'm about to lose. More than once I've ended up restoring some of the files that would otherwise be lost.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
18 Apr 2010   #13
prashantvrm

XP,7,ubuntu 10.04
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by SambaMan View Post
I have already disabled the delete confirmation when deleting by mouse. I would not like to disable the delete confirmation when emptying the recycle bin. Can this be done?

USE Ccleaner
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

Reply

 Can I disable the recycle bin delete confirmation?




Thread Tools




Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Recycle Bin Won't Show Confirmation Dialog...
The Recycle Bin in my copy of Windows 7 x64 won't show the confirmation dialog, even though "Display delete confirmation dialog" is checked. Instead, my files are being permanently deleted. How can I restore the confirmation dialog? The problem began after I ran this command: rd /s...
Performance & Maintenance
Changing the Recycle Bin Delete Confirmation Message.
The standard message is, "Are you sure you want to permanently delete this (folder/file)?" I'd like to change it to something else, like "Delete this junk?" etc. Can this happen? I've got a good theme going and you'd make me very happy! :)
Customization
right-click, delete, does NOT cause confirmation dialog box
I have since added an old IDE drive to my W7 PC. When I right-click a file to delete it, on the right-click context popup menu, there is a little blue/yellow shield next to delete and rename. This shield is NOT present on the SATA W7 drive. So, I read and find that if you right-click...
General Discussion
Recycle Bin Delete Confirmation - Turn On or Off
How to Turn the Recycle Bin Delete Confirmation On or Off in Windows The Recycle Bin provides a safety net when deleting files or folders. When you delete any of these items from your hard disk, Windows places it in the Recycle Bin and the Recycle Bin icon changes from empty to full. ...
Tutorials
Enable delete confirmation for files in WinExp?
How can I enable a confirmation prompt when deleting files in WinExplorer? Peter
General Discussion
Recycle bin confirmation doesn't appear for ext. drive
Hi, This is more a curiosity than a problem, but maybe someone can explain this to me. I have the recycle bin properties for both my C:\ drive and my external j:\ drive set to ask for confirmation when deleting a file. Yet when I open Windows Explorer and delete a file from my J:\ drive it does...
General Discussion


Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 22:04.
Twitter Facebook Google+ Seven Forums iOS App Seven Forums Android App