Don't delete, Recycle

Posted On 2017-08-25 by BlackBeltVB
Tags: VB6 Files and I/O 
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The default behavior when deleting files from within your VB program is to do just that: delete the file. Using this function instead will send the file to the Recycle Bin.

Recycle Bin Demo

Special Instructions

Uses the following API function:

  • SHFileOperation


This code originally appeared on, and has been republished here with the permission of Matt Hart.

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