Not everyone’s into performing extra hassle to get a job done. Same implies to users who don’t want to navigate every time to Recycle BIn to remove a file permanently. Because it’s a fact that if you haven’t removed the deleted file from the recycle bin, it’ll keep consuming your disk’s storage.
By any chance, if you are willing to delete files permanently, I’m here to help. I’ll describe methods to Bypass Recycle Bin When Deleting files on Windows 10. This way, you’ll not be bothered by the Recycle bin at all, you’ll just have to confirm your action and even can forget about having this built-in utility.
2 Ways to Bypass Recycle Bin When Deleting files on Windows 10
Yes, there are more than one ways to permanently delete files on Windows 10. One way is to bypass the recycle bin and the second method is of using a shortcut. I’ll show you both of them, but I also recommend you to always create a backup of files in case you delete them accidentally.
Bypass the recycle bin
- Right-click on the Recycle Bin’s icon from your desktop and select Properties.
- Click on C: drive and then select the Don’t move files to the Recycle Bin. Remove files immediately when deleted bullet. For your benefit, also check the Display delete confirmation dialog checkbox. Now you’ll have to do the same for all the other drives/partitions individually.
- That’s it, now you’ll be able to bypass the recycle bin when deleting files.
Permanently delete files shortcut
For users who want further convenience in deleting files, they can just use a shortcut. Simply, they have to press Shift + Delete keys from their keyboard after selecting a file/folder. And if they have mistakenly deleted a file, use Windows Recovery Tool to recover the permanently deleted files.
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