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Add Delete Bypass Recycle Bin to Context Menu

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#1 steve.marks59


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Posted 04 August 2010 - 10:22 AM

I am running XP-Pro SP2. Does anyone know how I can add an item to the
context menu allowing me to delete bypassing recycle bin. I want the context
menu item to give the same result as holding down the"SHIFT" key when pressing "DEL"
Thank You.

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#2 steve.marks59

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Posted 05 August 2010 - 06:58 AM

My problem was solved here:My post on a different forum

Here is the post that solved my problem:

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Found a way to accomplish this on Folders - recursively.

1) downloaded sdelete and dropped it in the system32

2) under "HKCR\folder\shell"

3) added a new key 'sdel'

4) under 'sdel'

5) add a new key 'command'

6) data for the default value in command is 'sdelete -s "%1"

(i suppose you could do the same through tools --> folder options --> file types --> advanced settings on the "(NONE)FOLDER" item)

---delete still asks to send to recycle bin, 'sdel' asks no questions and just deletes.

There are probably other delete tools that will perform this task for all objects without issue.

Fun to play with, but not incredibly useful.

I followed the instructions explained in that post. I named my key "Delete Permanently" instead of 'sdel'

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Directory\shell\Delete Permanently]

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Directory\shell\Delete Permanently\Command]
@="sdelete -s \"%1\" "

This does exactly what I wanted and works perfectly!

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