Restore Files from 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". It doesn't matter what we call it.
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    We have to delete it by moving it to the Recycle Bin
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    Once this is done, there are two ways to restore the file from the Recycle Bin.
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    One way is to double-click the Recycle Bin icon to open it
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    Then right-click on the file(s) and click "Restore"
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    Another way to do this (if we know the previous location of the file) is to open it in the File Explorer and move it there
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    For example, it was on the desktop, so we're going to drag and drop it to the desktop. It will be restored.
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    We can now close the Recycle Bin window
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    This concludes the tutorial on how to restore files from the Recycle Bin on a Windows 8 computer
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