Empty the Recycle Bin in Windows 8

Edited by Lukward Thomason, Crystal, Eng

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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
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    We're going to do this by right-clicking on an empty space, hovering over "New" and clicking "Text Document".
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    We're going to remove this file by dragging it to the Recycle Bin
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    There are two ways to empty the recycle bin.
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    One way is to right-click on the Recycle Bin, then click "Empty Recycle Bin"
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    Another way is to double click the recycle bin icon to open it
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    Then we can select all of the files, right-click, and click "Delete"
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    Alternatively, right-click on an empty space in the Recycle Bin window, and click "Empty Recycle Bin"
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    Then, confirm by clicking "Yes"
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    Now the folder is empty which means the Recycle Bin has been emptied
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    We can now close the window.
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    This concludes the tutorial on how to empty the Recycle Bin on a Windows 8 computer
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Categories : Windows

Recent edits by: Crystal, Lukward Thomason

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