Maximum allowed Recycle Bin size

Limits the percentage of a volume’s disk space that can be used to store deleted files. If you enable this setting the user has a maximum amount of disk space that may be used for the Recycle Bin on their workstation. If you disable or do not configure this setting users can change the total amount of disk space used by the Recycle Bin. Note: This setting is applied to all volumes.

Additional Information

  1. Registry path is:

    HKEY_CURRENT_USER -> Software -> Microsoft -> Windows -> CurrentVersion -> Policies -> Explorer # RecycleBinSize

  2. The Administrative Template path is:

    Windows Components -> File Explorer


* Making mistakes while changing registry values can affect your system adversely. We recommend you to create a System Restore point before making registry manipulation. If you're new to Registry Editor, read this beginner's guide.
** To locate the registry and administrative template path, checkout beginner's guide.
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