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Re: Support for disabled Windows 'recycle bin'

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 08 May 2011 07:57:38 +0200

On 08.05.2011 06:00, Scott Duplichan wrote:
> Hello,
> I suppose few Windows users disable their recycle bin because I cannot
> find other reports of this problem. Yes, I disable the Windows recycle
> (right-click, properties, "Do not move files to the recycle bin. Remove
> files immediately when deleted").Weird indeed, but I grew up with no
> recycle bin and prefer it that way.
> This setting usually causes no software compatibility problems. But with
> Tortoise SVN, it does. When I use Tortoise to delete an unversioned
> file, Tortoise changes the recycle bin registry settings
> (HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\BitBucket)
> to enable the recycle bin. It then creates a recycle bin on each of my
> hard drives. While this is not terribly harmful, I do notice the
> unexpected recycle bins on each drive after running Tortoise.
> I have been looking for a work around. I tried using registry
> permissions to prevent changes to the recycle bin settings. This appears
> to work. However, a recycle bin structure is still created on each of my
> hard drives. Any suggestions for making the Tortoise delete function do
> a plain delete?

Settings->Dialogs 1->Misc->Use recycle bin when reverting


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