Delete Files from Windows 8

Edited by Lukward Thomason, Crystal, Eng, Anonymous

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    The first thing that we're going to do is create a file to delete for the sake of the tutorial.
    We're going to do this by right-clicking on an empty space, hovering over "New" and clicking "Text Document". To delete this, we have several options.
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    One of them is to right-click on the file and click "Delete".
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    Another way to delete it is to drag it and drop it on the Recycle Bin.
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    Another way to delete the file is to select the file and hit "Delete" on the keyboard.
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    A prompt will ask "Are you sure you want to move this file to the Recycle Bin?"; click "Yes".
    It will be deleted. There is also a way to delete a file without moving it to the Recycle Bin.
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    Select the file, then hit "Shift" and "Delete" on the keyboard.
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    A prompt will ask "Are you sure you want to permanently delete this file?"; click "Yes".
    It no longer asks us if we want to move it to the Recycle Bin, it tells us that it's going to be permanently deleted.
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    This concludes the tutorial on how to delete files on a Windows 8 computer.
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Recent edits by: Eng, Crystal, Lukward Thomason

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