You can use the Undo command in Windows Explorer to undo recently
performed Windows Explorer operations.
To undo a recent operation in Windows Explorer, you can click the Undo
command on the Edit menu, or you can click Undo on the toolbar. You can
undo the following types of operation:
- Deleting a file, folder, or shortcut.
NOTE: You can undo a delete operation only if the deleted item is in
the Recycle Bin. If you delete an item using the SHIFT+DELETE method,
the item you are deleting is not placed in the Recycle Bin.
- Moving a file, folder, or shortcut.
- Pasting a file, folder, or shortcut.
Windows Explorer can undo only the last 10 operations. Note that when you
undo an operation, the most recent operation is undone. For example, to
undo the second operation out of the last three operations, you must undo
the third operation first.
Article ID: 171296 - Last Review: November 15, 2006 - Revision: 1.1
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