Quickly Delete Files Without Sending Them to the Recycle Bin in Windows 7

Edited by Lukward Thomason, Crystal, Eng, Anonymous

Hi, you're watching VisiHow. This is a tutorial on how to quickly delete files without sending them to the Recycle Bin on Windows 7 computers. For example, if we have a file that we want to delete but we don't want to go to the recycle bin and empty it or delete files one by one, there is a way to delete them without even sending them to the Recycle Bin.

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    For this example, we're going to create a text file on the desktop to delete.
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    In order to delete this without sending it to the Recycle Bin, we need to press and hold "Shift" + "Delete".
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    A confirmation window will open where we will click "Yes" to delete it.
    The confirmation window will ask if we permanently want to delete the file.
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    The file has been deleted without being sent to the Recycle Bin.
    The Recycle Bin is empty.
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    This concludes the tutorial on how to delete files without sending them to the Recycle Bin on Windows 7 computers.
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Recent edits by: Eng, Crystal, Lukward Thomason

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