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System

WINDOWS VISTA
 

Problem

YOU WOULD LIKE TO DELETE THE DELETE COMMAND FROM THE RECYCLE BIN CONTEXT MENU, BECAUSE YOU DO NOT WANT TO ACCIDENTLY USE IT OR WHATSOEVER.

IF YOU HAVE DELETED YOUR RECYCLE BIN, LOOK UP
HERE

Solution

1. OPEN YOUR NOTEPAD AND WRITE THIS:

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

;Hides the "Delete" context menu entry for Windows Vista Recycle bin
;Replaces the "Delete" entry with "Search..." option
;Created on Feb 14,2007
;© 2007 Ramesh Srinivasan
;http://www.winhelponline.com

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{645FF040-5081-101B-9F08-00AA002F954E}\shell\Delete]
"Description"="Overrides the \"Delete\" option"
@="Search..."

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{645FF040-5081-101B-9F08-00AA002F954E}\shell\Delete\command]
@=hex(2):25,00,77,00,69,00,6e,00,64,00,69,00,72,00,25,00,5c,00,65,00,78,00,70,\
  00,6c,00,6f,00,72,00,65,00,72,00,2e,00,65,00,78,00,65,00,00,00

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{645FF040-5081-101B-9F08-00AA002F954E}\shell\Delete\ddeexec]
@="[FindFolder(\\\"%l\\\", %I)]"
"NoActivateHandler"=""

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{645FF040-5081-101B-9F08-00AA002F954E}\shell\Delete\ddeexec\Applicati on]
@="Folders"

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{645FF040-5081-101B-9F08-00AA002F954E}\shell\Delete\ddeexec\topic]
@="AppProperties"
 

 

2. SAVE THIS FILE AS Vista_recyclebin_hidedelete.reg SOMEWHERE ON YOUR HARDDISK.
3. DOUBE CLICK IT AND PRESS OK.
4. RESTART WINDOWS TO APPLY CHANGES

IF YOU LIKE TO DELETE IT ANYWAY, CLICK RECYCLE BIN AND PRESS YOUR DELETE KEY. IF YOU WANT IT BACK, LOOK UP
HERE

 

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KEYWORDS:DELETE RECYCLE BIN TRASHCAN, CONTEXT MENU, MENU, UNDELETE