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How to disable or bypass Recycle Bin in Windows 8 and 8.1 [Guide]

desktop_2BD70C0D [1]The recycle bin has existed as long as Windows has, which is a very long time. It’s a very good application and it exists for a very good reason: for you to restore accidentally deleted files. That being said, some people really dislike the Windows recycle bin. This how-to will show you how to easily disable the Windows 8.1 recycle bin.

BEFORE WE BEGIN

If you’ve changed your mind and want to re-enable the recycle-bin, go to the “How To Re-Enable The Windows 8/8.1.1 Recycle Bin” part of this guide.

BYPASSING THE RECYCLE BIN

DISABLING THE RECYCLE BIN ICON ON YOUR DESKTOP

REVERT FROM BYPASSING THE RECYCLE BIN

RE-ENABLE THE RECYCLE BIN ICON ON YOUR DESKTOP

CONCLUSION

Though disabling the recycle bin is desired by some, we can’t recommend it for everyone as it serves a very important purpose in Windows. Still, disabling the recycle bin can be very attractive to power users that don’t want or need what the recycle bin brings to the table.

[via maketecheasier [2]]