In Windows 7 when you right-click a file or folder and select Delete, there’s a confirmation dialog box that asks if you really want to delete that file or folder. In Windows 8, that has been disabled, so there’s a no warning when you’re about to delete a file.

This brief tutorial is going to show you how to enable the feature in Windows 8. You can use this tutorial to disable the delete confirmation in Windows 7 if you want to.

To get started, press the Windows Key + D on your keyboard to show your desktop. On the desktop, right-click ‘Recycle Bin’ and select ‘Properties’




Then check the box, ‘Display delete confirmation dialog’ to enable it.




That’s it!


In Windows 7 this feature is enabled. If you need to disable it, follow the steps above and uncheck the box.