What files are not sent to the Windows Recycle Bin?

Updated: 04/26/2017 by Computer Hope

Windows Recycle BinFiles stored on a floppy disk drive, flash drive, other removable disk drive, or network drive are not sent to the Windows Recycle Bin when deleted.

Files deleted from the Windows command line (MS-DOS prompt) are also not sent to the Windows Recycle Bin.

Tip: If you do not want a file to be sent to the Recycle Bin you can hold down the Shift key while deleting the file.

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