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Disable Recycle Bin

By using this tweak you are able to disable use of the Recycle Bin and permanently remove all deleted items instead.

Tweak for : Windows XP, Windows 2003, Windows 2000
By using this tweak you are able to disable use of the Recycle Bin and permanently remove all deleted items instead. This tweak enables the same functionality as holding the Shift key while deleting items. Files will be permanently deleted with no chance of recovery.

For this, go to Start > Run menu, enter "regedit" and navigate to the registry path listed below. You can create a DWORD value "NukeOnDelete", if this value does not exist.

Now, right-click and modify the value to "1" to permanently delete files without using the Recycle Bin. However, if you want to get back to the original state and use Recycle Bin, change the value to "0".

Restart your system for the change to take effect.

Disable use of Recycle Bin.reg

The '.reg' file will disable 'Recycle Bin'.

Enable use of Recycle Bin (Default).reg

The '.reg' file will enable 'Recycle Bin'.

Apply registry settings according below given steps of screenshots with related changes.

Recycle Bin is disabled and all deleted items are permanently removed instead.

'Recycle Bin' is enable by default.

First, click the 'Start' button, and select 'Run'. In the resulting dialog box, type "regedit".

Go to [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\BitBucket\], right-click on "NukeOnDelete" and click on 'Modify'.

Finally, enter the value "1" (Base Hexadecimal) Without quotation in the text box and click on 'OK'. Once you are done. After a restart or logoff, the changes take effect.

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