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Permanently delete


If you are sure that you do not want an item, you can bypass the Recycle Bin and permanently delete it.

Select the item you want to delete. Hold the 'Shift' key down and hit the 'Delete' key. The item bypasses the Recycle Bin and is permanently deleted.

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How do I empty my recycle bin? what are the settings?


assuming its windows 8 on the desktop not the start screen- right click on recycle bin icon then left click select properties -there is a tick box labelled don't move files to recycle bin . remove files immediately when deleted. Untick this option.

Dec 27, 2014 | HP Desktop Computers - Hewlett-Packard...

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How do i empty the recycle bin?


To empty the Recycle Bin in your Windows operating system, you can follow the steps below:

For Windows 7/ Vista:
1. On your desktop, go to "Recycle Bin" icon and double-click on it. This will open your Recycle Bin.
2. If you wish to delete only a few files or folders from the Bin, select the ones you wish to delete, and then press "Delete" key on your keyboard and click "Yes" in the dialog box that comes up.
3. To empty the Recycle Bin completely, click "Empty the Recycle Bin" on the toolbar and then, click "Yes".
If you are using Windows 8/ 8.1, you can refer to the following link for details:
Important: The following link is of a third-party website. It is recommended to update your security software thoroughly before clicking on the link.
http://www.eightforums.com/tutorials/43891-recycle-bin-empty-windows-8-a.html

This link can be useful:
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-in/windows/permanently-delete-files-recycle-bin#1TC=windows-7

Hope this will help you.

GuruAid.com

Sep 24, 2014 | Computers & Internet

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How to delete e.mail out of recycle bin


Deleted emails do not go to the Recycle bin. They're moved to a folder called 'Trash' or 'Deleted Items'. So, if you want to delete the emails completely, you can delete all emails that are listed in these folders. In order to do that, you'll just have to login to your email, click on the folder named 'Trash' or 'Deleted Emails'. That will show you a list of all the emails that you've deleted recently. Select all emails and click on delete to remove them permanently.

If you use an email client like MS Outlook, you can just right click on the 'Deleted items' folder and select the option 'Empty Deleted Items folder'.

GuruAid

May 11, 2014 | Computers & Internet

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how do I empty the deleted folder in Windows Live Mail. It says I have 300 deleted messages.


1. select all the items in the folder
2. Hit the delete button on the keyboard.
3. go to the recycle bin and empty the recycle bin located on the desktop.

Sep 09, 2011 | Computers & Internet

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