How to Delete a File
To delete a file, select it and press the Delete key on your keyboard. When deleting a file, you can also use the Delete command on the Organize toolbar button’s menu. Or, if you can see the Recycle Bin icon on the desktop; drag the files with the mouse and drop them on the Recycle Bin icon. Keep these additional tips in mind:
Windows may warn you about deleting a file. Are you really sure? You probably are, so click Yes to delete the file.
You can delete folders just like files, but keep in mind that when you do this, you delete the folder’s contents — which can be dozens of icons, files, and folders.
Never delete a file or folder unless you created it yourself.
Programs aren’t deleted in Windows; they’re uninstalled.