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Old 06-12-2006, 08:26 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I have a folder that I deleted from Temporary Internet Files and it is marooned in no mans land in the Recycle Bin because it contains files with a bad filename (long with odd characters)
I wonder is it dangerous to leave it there and how could I remove it.I am in WindowsME
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right click the recycle bin and empty recycle bin? tried that?
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Happened to me once no idea how I fixed it honestly but try eraser57 great little tool.
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nice software neverheard of it before thanks.

Would CCleaner fix his problem too?
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you tried removing it in safe mode?
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nice software neverheard of it before thanks.

Would CCleaner fix his problem too?
yeah i was gunna say ccleaner may do it because that cleans an awful lot of things on a pc.

I often have things in my recyle bin, empty it and then it still has the little piece of paper sticking out even though its got nothing in there!

I think either a reboot and using ccleaner gets rid of that though
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do you really need the recycle bin?
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you tried removing it in safe mode?
well I have now.Din't work.Is it too stupid to actually delete (rename etc) the Recycle Bin in Explorer?I think I did it once and of course it reappeared but I don't think that was the end of it as another problem was born (its a long time ago now so I have forgotten what actually happened)
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yeah i was gunna say ccleaner may do it because that cleans an awful lot of things on a pc.

I often have things in my recyle bin, empty it and then it still has the little piece of paper sticking out even though its got nothing in there!

I think either a reboot and using ccleaner gets rid of that though
Yeah, cCleaner cleans up your computer pretty good. I run it regulary to clear the Firefox cookies and temporary internet files and etc. etc.
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I am afraid that cCleaner wasn't up to removing my particular file with the awkward filename.
Any other ideas?
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