Deleting Without the Recycle Bin
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Deleting Without the Recycle Bin To delete a file without going through the Recycle Bin, hold down Shift and delete by either right clicking and choosing Delete or by pressing the Delete key. Cycle Through Open Programs/Documents You can cycle through all the open programs on your computer by using Alt+Tab. Hold the Alt key down and press the Tab key. The first time you do this it will bring up a menu of program or document icons that are currently open on your computer. Each time you press the Tab key it will move to the next icon. When you get to the one you want, release the Alt key and that program or document will appear on the screen. Pressing the Alt+Tab key combination again will take you back to the program and/or document you just came from. This works even while running a PowerPoint presentation. A free download from Microsoft is called Alt-Tab Replacement. It works exactly the same way as the above Alt+Tab but instead of just an icon, it shows you an actual thumbnail of the application or document you want to navigate to. Clicking on the hyperlink above will take you to the Microsoft PowerToys site where you can load not only the Alt-Tab Replacement, but many other free enhancements as well.