Permanent and temporary deletion of files, folders, & other icons

Permanent and temporary deletion of files, folders, & other icons: The following article describes how to delete file, folder and other icons along with shortcuts. Follow the steps below the picture to get started.

Permanent and temporary deletion of files, folders, & other icons
Permanent and temporary deletion of files, folders, & other icons

Temporary deletion of the files, folder & other icons:

  • To temporarily remove any file or folder, click the folder or file to select, and then press the “Delete” button. 
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  • To temporarily remove any file or folder, right click the folder or file , and then click the on the “Delete” bu. 
  • To restore the deleted file, folder, or any icon, double-click the Recycle Bin to open, and then right-click the file or folder in the bin, and then click Restore.
  • Note: you can’t restore the files more than the free space of the Local Disk (C)”. 

Shortcuts for permanent deletion of the files, folder & other icons:

  1. Select the file, folder or any icon that you want to delete, and then press the “Shift + Delete” key.
  2. Note: Once the files have been deleted, you won’t be able to retrieve them.

Duplicate Files or Folders

To duplicate a file or folder,

  • Click on the file that you want to duplicate
  • Press and hold down the CTRL key and drag file or folder wherever you want the duplicate.

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  • Copy and paste the file or folder.

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FAQ

Most frequent questions and answers
  1. Select the file, folder or any icon that you want to delete, and then press the “Shift + Delete” key.
  2. Note: Once the files have been deleted, you won’t be able to get them back.
  • To temporarily remove any file or folder, click the folder or file to select, and then press the “Delete” button. 
                                                                                 (or)
 
  • To temporarily remove any file or folder, right click the folder or file , and then click the on the “Delete” bu. 
  • To restore the deleted file, folder, or any icon, double-click the Recycle Bin to open, and then right-click the file or folder in the bin, and then click Restore.
  • Note: you can’t restore the files more than the free space of the Local Disk (C)”.