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Disabling Windows confirmation messages

Posted on 2004-03-21
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Hi all, I know this is a long shot, but if there's any experts at
tweaking windows registry settings out there then maybe you can help.

Basically I'm fed up with windows asking me (often several times) if
I'm really, really sure that I want to do the action I just did. (for example
deleting some files or ending a process or changing some desktop
settings).

I already have tweakui and it's very useful, but doesn't do the above.

Can someone tell me if there's any way of configuring windows and
disabling all these confirmations.  Thanks!
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If you are really frustated by deleting file confirmation check this and see if it would help

http://www.techtv.com/callforhelp/answerstips/windowstips/story/0,24330,3300600,00.html
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You can disable File Delete confirmation with this Reg Hack...

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer]
"ConfirmFileDelete"=dword:00000000

Hey Sunray..  a good Sunday to you sir..!!
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Hey Fatal,,

Thank you.. Busy from sunday early morning. Had to see Formula 1 race from 2 to 4 am and then follow up with india vs pakistan cricket match till 10 am and now in school.. busy busy day
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School on a Sunday...  Bummer..  
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you can also easily disable delete confirmation by right clicking on the recycle bin and choosing properties, then uncheck display delete confirmation..
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Thats too easy..  :)
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heheheh, always get nervous telling others to edit the registry when its not needed
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But we sound SO smart when we do...  :)

But you are right, the very nature of the registry makes it a bad place for experimentation..  I always hope that the user understands this, and does back it up first..  And sometimes, it is the only way to fix things...  :)
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I think that all of us answered the question...  split it up, if it were me..
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Thanks
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Thanks

SR
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