Mastering the Windows Recycle Bin: Maximize PC Performance with These Tips and Tricks

Why do a long guide on Windows recycle bin? Because it does more than just delete data. It collects data and can be emptied. The recycle bin can be configured to store specific storage space. The data is not permanently deleted unless the recycle bin is emptied. The recycle bin settings can be changed for different partitions and hard drives. You can also customize the desktop icon and size of the recycle bin. The recycle bin can be pinned to the taskbar and annoying entries in the context menu can be removed. Windows does not actually delete data when “deleting,” but collects it in the recycle bin first. Content in the recycle bin can be set to automatically delete after a certain time period. The recycle bin can be viewed in different ways and sorted and searched for.