Tech Tip - Bypass Your Recycle Bin

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Tech Tip - Bypass Your Recycle Bin


If, in Windows, you want to stop your Recycle Bin from taking up storage on your drive, or stop anyone from recovering your erased data, there is a fast and easy way to bypass your Recycle Bin and go straight to permanent delete with unwanted files / folders. Here’s how:

Bypass recycle bin windows 10


- Click on the file / folder you want to delete.

- Hold down Shift before you hit the Delete key.

- Hit Delete.

- You will still get the confirmation question.

- That's it!

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