Change the Size of the Recycle Bin Storage in Windows 7

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Hi. You're watching VisiHow, and this is a tutorial on how to change the size of the Recycle Bin storage on Windows 7 computers. There are some files, such as disk images or video files, that when deleted, do not go to the Recycle Bin. Instead, they just disappear. To avoid this, we need to change the size of the Recycle Bin.

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    To change it, let's first right-click on the "Recycle Bin" icon.
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    Go to "Properties".
    A window will open.
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    We need to choose the disk on which we are changing the size of the files that can be allowed into the Recycle Bin.
    For example, the "(D:)" disk, is 14,750 MB.
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    On disk "(C:)", it is 4602 MB.
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    On the "(H:)" disk, it is 25,894 MB.
    We can choose to have files bigger or smaller, depending on our preference. Bear in mind that this number is in Megabytes.
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    Once we've customized all of these settings, click "OK".
    Then we can continue using our computer.
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    This concludes our tutorial on how to change the size of the Recycle Bin storage on Windows 7 computers.
    Thank you for watching VisiHow. If you have any other comments or questions, please leave them in the "Comments" section below.
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