How to delete a folder in Windows Permanently

It has happened to all of us at some time that when deleting a folder in Windows with the delete or delete button we have realized that it has been automatically sent to the recycle bin . This is certainly frustrating, since what we want is to delete a folder in Windows permanently without the need for it to be recycled . And this is precisely what MrAppsGeek ‘s tutorial today deals with on how to force the deletion of a folder in the Microsoft operating system , all explained easily and quickly .

How to Delete a File in Windows Definitely 2023

The steps to delete a folder in Windows 10, 8 or 7 forever would be the following:

  1. Right-click on the folder that we want to permanently delete .
  2. A pop-up menu will open in which we must click on “Delete” (BE CAREFUL! Do not select it yet).

Press Shift Key While Deleting Folder Forever

We go to our keyboard and press the Shift key (Shift) and now is when in the previous section we select “Delete” while continuing to press the Shift key .

How to Delete a Folder Permanently Without Going Through the Recycle Bin 2023

If we have followed the previous steps correctly, we will see a screen that will indicate the following:

To which we will answer “YES” .

And with this method you can force delete a folder in Windows forever without having to send it to the trash .

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