Enable delete confirmation message on Windows 8

This tutorial provides step by step instruction to enable delete confirmation message on Windows 8 Developer Preview system. by enabling this feature, users can double check before deleting any files on Windows 8 Operating System.

Navigate to Windows 8 Metro Style and click the Desktop Option.


In the Windows 8 Desktop, right click on Recycle Bin icon and select Properties from the menu list.


This would display the following “Recycle Bin Properties” Window.


Mark the check box with caption as “Display delete confirmation dialog” and click Ok button to confirm and save the changes.

Now when ever you delete any file, the following delete confirmation message will be displayed. Click “Yes” to continue with deleting file and “No’ to cancel the deletion.


In Category: Windows, Windows 8

Ravi Shankar

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