Deleting Folders in Windows Vista

Sometimes you may have a folder that you no longer need or perhaps you have several folders called “New Folders” that you need to delete. Deleting folders is very easy, click on the read more link for the steps:

Before you delete a folder make sure it is either empty or you no longer need the contents inside the folder because when you delete a folder it deletes the folder AND everything inside the folder.

Here are a few ways to delete a folder:

Delete Using Delete Key on Keyboard

  1. Take your mouse and point it at the folder

    Click once and the folder is selected or highlighted

    Click once and the folder is selected or highlighted

  2. Click once on the folder to highlight or select it, press the Delete key on your keyboard
  3. A message will appear asking if you are SURE you want to move the folder to the Recycle Bin
  4. If it is the correct folder, then click on YES
  5. The folder will be located in your Recycle Bin

Delete Using Organize

  1. Click one time on the folder to highlight
  2. Click on drop down arrow beside the word Organize at the top left of the computer screen
  3. Click one time on Delete.
  4. A message will appear asking if you are SURE you want to move the folder to the Recycle Bin
  5. If it is the correct folder, then click on YES
  6. The folder will be moved to your Recycle Bin

Delete Using Right Click

  1. Click one time on the folder to highlight
  2. Still pointing your mouse at the folder use the RIGHT BUTTON on your mouse and click one time
  3. LEFT click Delete
  4. A message will appear asking if you are SURE you want to move the folder to the Recycle Bin
  5. If it is the correct folder, then click on YES
  6. The folder will be moved to your Recycle Bin

The folders you have deleted will now be in your Recycle Bin, until you delete them from the Recycle Bin.

Read more about the Recycle Bin http://www.helpingbee.com/vista-features/81-windows-vista-recycle-bin.html