Enable Delete Confirmation Dialog Box in Windows 8 and Later

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So… You have Windows 8. When you click delete on a file or folder it doesn’t give you
a prompt asking if you are sure you want to move to the recycle bin? Well, if you would like
that feature back, you are in luck. With a few very simple steps, you can have it.

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Right-click on your Recycle Bin icon on your Desktop and select Properties.
Tick the box next to “Display delete confirmation dialog” to apply the changes.

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That’s all there is to it. Now you will have the prompt back.

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