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Old 07-11-2006, 01:06 PM   #1 (permalink)
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help guys, i cant empty my recycle bin
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Old 07-11-2006, 01:30 PM   #2 (permalink)
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can you be more specific does it give an error when trying to empty? Have you tried emptying it in safe mode?

Also try this software:

eraser 5.13
http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/e...3.zip?download

When installed rick click on your recycle bin and you`ll see a new option saying erase recycle bin click it and see if that works.
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Are you logged in as the Administrator of the computer?

Do you have the Recycle Bin to permenantly remove items when they're deleted?

What happens when you empty the recycle bin? Does the icon show that items are in the recycle bin? Or does it actually contain files?
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i just cant empty my recycle bin, when i push the empty recyle bin nothin will happen, a message will pop up but i cant read it coz it so fast..
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Use CCleaner -> It will free up more HD space than the recycle bin

www.ccleaner.com
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Are you logged in as the Administrator of the computer? YES

Do you have the Recycle Bin to permenantly remove items when they're deleted? YES

What happens when you empty the recycle bin? NOTHING

Does the icon show that items are in the recycle bin? YES

Or does it actually contain files? IT CONTAIN THE FILES

i could drag the items i like to delete in the recycle bin, but i cannot empty it or delete it permamently..
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It sounds like a Virus...
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Go to Start/Run and type in CMD:

Type CD \RECYCLED, and then press ENTER.
Type ATTRIB -r -s -h info2, and then press ENTER.
Type DEL INFO2, and then press ENTER.

or

Start > Run > cmd
enter the following commands:

attrib -r -s -h %systemdrive%\Recycler\desktop.ini
del %systemdrive%\Recycler\desktop.ini
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not working

could not find desktop.ini
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thanx guys..

i just deleted all files using the Use CCleaner..
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