How to configure delete confirmation dialog in Windows 8

In Windows 8 files and folders are deleted directly go right into the Recycle Bin without asking confirmation. In previous Windows versions, whenever you delete a file or folder, Windows asks for your confirmation before moving it to Recycle Bin.


1. Right click on Recycle Bin and select Properties.

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2. In Recycle Bin properties option, select Display delete confirmation dialog option and click check.

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3. Now when where you delete file or folder Windows 8 will prompt you to confirm the delete job.

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Note: If you want to delete files and folders without sending it to the recycle bin then you can use the Shift + Delete keyboard combination.


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