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Add Show Recycle Confirmation to Windows 10 Recycle Bin Context Menu

Add Show Recycle Confirmation to Windows 10 Recycle Bin Context Menu

How to Add Show Recycle Confirmation to Recycle Bin Context Menu in Windows 10

Windows has a special location called Recycle Bin where deleted files and folders are stored
temporarily, so the user has a choice to restore accidentally deleted stuff or remove it permanently.  You can have a special context menu command to turn on or off the 'Show delete confirmation' for the Recycle bin faster.

Add Secure Delete Recycle Bin Context Menu in Windows 10

Add Secure Delete Recycle Bin Context Menu in Windows 10

Windows has a special location called Recycle Bin where deleted files and folders are stored
temporarily, so the user has a choice to restore accidentally deleted stuff or remove it permanently. However, files delete from the Recycle Bin can be easily recovered. Windows only marks the file as deleted, but physically the files stay on the hard drive until they are overwritten by new data. Here's how to add a special 'Secure Delete' context menu entry to the Recycle Bin right-click menu to securely erase its contents.

Disable Storage Sense in Windows 10

Disable Storage Sense in Windows 10

Windows 10 includes the ability to automatically empty your Recycle bin, delete temporary files, and remove a number of other files to free up disk space. This is possible with the Storage Sense feature. However, if you are not happy with this new feature of the OS, you can disable it. This can be done with either Settings, a Registry tweak, or by applying a Group Policy option.

Fix Corrupted Recycle Bin in Windows 10

Fix Corrupted Recycle Bin in Windows 10

The Recycle Bin is a system folder which holds deleted files. It provides an extra safety layer when you have deleted files or folders. If you are unable to empty the Recycle Bin or restore or delete a file or a folder from the Recycle Bin, this may indicate that your Recycle Bin is corrupted. Here is how to fix it.

Run Storage Sense Automatically in Windows 10

Run Storage Sense Automatically in Windows 10

Windows 10 includes the ability to automatically empty your Recycle bin, delete temporary files, and remove a number of other files to free up disk space. This is possible with the Storage Sense feature. With recently released builds, you can make Storage Sense run automatically on a schedule.

Change Days After Which To Empty Windows 10 Recycle Bin

Change Days After Which To Empty Windows 10 Recycle Bin

Windows 10 includes the ability to automatically empty your Recycle bin or delete temporary files to free up disk space. It is definitely a great improvement in Windows 10 over previous versions of the OS. With recently released builds, you can change the schedule for Recycle Bin automatic clean up.

Add Empty Recycle Bin Context Menu in Windows 10

Add Empty Recycle Bin Context Menu in Windows 10

Windows has a special location called Recycle Bin where deleted files and folders are stored temporarily, so the user has a choice to restore accidentally deleted stuff or remove it permanently. In this article, we will see how to add an Empty Recycle Bin command to the context menu of the Desktop and folders in Windows 10 so this task becomes faster.

Delete Files Permanently in Windows 10 (Bypass Recycle Bin)

Delete Files Permanently in Windows 10 (Bypass Recycle Bin)

The Recycle Bin is a system folder which holds deleted files. If you have not deleted some file or folder permanently and have not disabled the Recycle Bin feature, then the deleted object will be stored in the Recycle bin folder until you empty it. It is possible to make File Explorer delete files permanently bypassing Recycle Bin. Let's see how.

How to Pin Recycle Bin to Taskbar in Windows 10

How to Pin Recycle Bin to Taskbar in Windows 10

In Windows 10, you have the ability to pin Recycle Bin to the taskbar. Once you do this, the Recycle Bin icon will appear on the taskbar. From there, you can open it with one click or with a hotkey or empty it. Simply follow these steps written below.

How to pin Recycle Bin to Quick Access in Windows 10

How to pin Recycle Bin to Quick Access in Windows 10

The Quick Access location is a new option in File Explorer of Windows 10. It is where Explorer opens by default instead of This PC which was the default in previous Windows versions. Quick Access collects recent files and frequent folders to show them in a single view. You can also pin various locations inside Quick Access. Quick Access always shows these pinned locations regardless of how rarely you visit them. In this article, we will see how to pin Recycle Bin to Quick Access.