Posts Tagged ‘recycle bin’

How to Bypass the File Delete Confirmation Dialog in Windows

Wednesday, July 25th, 2012

This article describes several interesting tricks that could save time … or get you into a lot of trouble if you’re not careful.

One of the first things that I do after I log in to a Windows account for the first time is to change the way files are deleted in the operating system. Files are moved to the Windows Recycle Bin by default which acts as a fail-safe mechanism in case files need to be restored for instance if they have been deleted accidentally.


MiniBin – Windows Recycle Bin in System Tray

Friday, January 7th, 2011

In some ways, this sounds kind of useful … but it really doesn’t take all that much time or effort to just jump to the desktop and access the recycle bin from there.

The main advantage of the Windows recycle bin is that it acts as a temporary storage space for deleted files to give the user an opportunity to restore them if the need arises. Files in the recycle bin can always be restored as long as they are stored inside unlike files that have been deleted completely on the system.