In a computer, where does deleted files go?

Answer recycle bin

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Are the deleted files still on my computer?

When you delete a file, Windows simply deletes the entry for the file name and location in the Master File Table. The data remains on your hard drive until it is overwritten by new data, and can be... Read More »

How Do I Remove Deleted Files From a Computer?

DeletingDouble-click on the "Recycle Bin." Select the file and go to the "File" menu and choose "Empty Recycle Bin" or "Delete."WipingWipe the entire hard drive to make sure any and every files is ... Read More »

How to View Deleted Files on My Computer?

Few things are as devastating as finding you have accidentally deleted a file or files you still need, or that a virus or other corruption has done so. Fortunately, computer manufacturers are well ... Read More »

How do I find deleted files on a computer?

Minimize all windows on your computer and look for the "Recycle Bin" icon on your computer desktop. Double-click on the Recycle Bin to open it and reveal the deleted files on your computer. All fil... Read More »