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Disable Delete Confirmation Dialog in Windows 7

By Codrut Nistor

Posted in How-to, Windows-7

With every release of Microsoft operating system recycle bin is also available which stores all the deleted files on a temporary basis. Recycle bin is capable of storing the deleted files of up to 10% of the entire logical drive space by default. This means that if any logical drive is of 200 GB any file that is deleted from that logical drive can be stored in the recycle bin provided the file is of up to 20 GB in size. For security purposes and to prevent accidental deletion recycle bin prompts the users about the confirmation of deletion of any object. Users need to conform that they are sure that the object is to be deleted. This default configurations is very essential under normal circumstances however for some users this might be a tedious task to press Yes button every time they are about to delete any object from the computer. This confirmation dialogue box can easily be disabled by following the steps given below:

  1. Logon to Windows 7 computer.

  2. On the desktop screen right click on Recycle Bin and from the available menu click on Properties.

  3. On Trash Properties box uncheck Display delete confirmation dialog checkbox and click on Ok button to save the changes.