Enable Confirmation for Deleting Files in Windows 10

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    Let's create a new file as an example
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    We'll create a text file.
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    We move the file to Recycle Bin or simply press "Delete"
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    The system will just delete the file and move it to Recycle Bin. We want the system to ask us if we are sure that we want to remove the file.
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    To enable confirmation for deletion, we need simply to right-click the Recycle Bin icon
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    Then, we click "Properties"
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    When "Recycle Bin Properties" opens, we need to check "Display delete confirmation dialog"
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    Then, we click "OK"
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    Now, we click "Delete"
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    The system will ask us whether or not we are sure that we want to move the selected file or files to Recycle Bin.
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Recent edits by: VisiHow, Lukward Thomason

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