How to Enable the Delete Confirmation Dialog in Windows 10

If you want Windows to ask that you confirm the deletion of a file before it’s sent to the Recycle bin / Trash bin then this guide will help you enable the delete confirmation dialog in Windows 10.


How to Enable the Delete Confirmation Dialog in Windows 10

1. Right-click the Recycle Bin icon on your desktop and then choose Properties.

2. Check the box saying “Display delete confirmation dialog” (US) or for the UK version of Windows 10 check the box saying “Display delete confirmation dialogue”



That’s it… There is nothing else to do or to say about this subject. I hope this tutorial helped you to enable the delete confirmations in Windows 10. If you need more help then feel free to visit our forums where we will help you personally to solve any questions you might have. Thanks for reading WindowsInstructed!

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