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Is that rock floating in air, or am I imagining things? FOLLOW US Twitter Facebook Google+ RSS Feed Disclaimer: Most of the pages on the internet include affiliate links, including some on this site. OS Vista Home Premium 32bit Reply With Quote New 07 May 2008 #4 shaneofastrotek View Profile View Forum Posts Newbie Join Date : May 2008 Posts : 2 vista home I left the recycle bin open all night and it emptied just fine this morning... Check This Out

Forum New Posts FAQ Calendar Community Member List Forum Actions Mark Forums Read Quick Links Today's Posts Tutorials Advanced Search Forum Vista Forums Tutorials Recycle Bin Corrupted - Cannot Delete File GrRrRrR... OS vista home premium 32bit Reply With Quote New 07 May 2008 #5 shaneofastrotek View Profile View Forum Posts Newbie Join Date : May 2008 Posts : 2 vista home Ok. you can try this out

Type the following command and press ENTER: rd /s /q C:\$Recycle.bin This will empty the recycle bin folder from the C:\ partition. i have not tried restarting the computer yet but everything else i have and nothing works. If you're on Gutsy the trash is in a different place. However, it *appears* to fail, in that the dialog box that pops up shows "Discovered 0 items (0 bytes)" indefinitely.

Click on Yes. (see screenshot below)6. path notation and (b) using RoboCopy. Then delete the recycler. there should also be a link underneath the image for full size.

I made sure during the install that the shell extensions were installed with it, and I have even restarted explorer after the install, but it keeps coming up with the same Privacy Policy Terms and Rules Help Popular Sections Windows 7 Support Tutorials Windows 8 Forums Windows 10 Forums Connect With Us Log-in Register Contact Us Forum software by XenForo™ ©2010-2014 XenForo so far no luck, just files still stuck in the bin that i cant delete.

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When running CHKDSK on F:, it halts at 12%, and remains there indefinitely. davehc, Jul 21, 2012 #4 Advertisements Show Ignored Content Want to reply to this thread or ask your own question? Sorry no thoughts on fixing that problem mine works fine however a work around may be to install CCleaner that will empty your recycle bin. It gets stuck at the end when that file is the only one in there.

My mistake. https://www.tenforums.com/general-support/14409-windows-10-home-does-not-empty-recycle-bin.html Thanks Dan! RemoveVirus 128,043 views 5:06 The Recycle Bin on C:\ is Corrupted Error Fix - Duration: 4:28. for now im just going to keep the icon off the desktop.

It seemed to hang when emptying the recycle bin. his comment is here OS Ultimate SP1 x64 & x86 Reply With Quote New 03 Jul 2008 #7 trinomialtheory View Profile View Forum Posts Newbie Join Date : Jul 2008 Posts : 1 Vista Close Yeah, keep it Undo Close This video is unavailable. Repeat steps 3-9 for any other hard drive letter that you have in the Computer window. 11.

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It's neither discovered anything nor progressed. i even went to the folder where they were located in the recycle bin and still cant delete them. This is time consuming, but very thorough.

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That's when I posted this thread. Please try the request again. Click on Yes. (see screenshot below) 9. When you delete files or folders from your desktop or any other folder, they are moved to the Recycle Bin folder for holding.

Unfourtunately, I get the same problem trying to move/restore the file out of the bin as deleting it. The RD command works on the Recycle Bin of C: (control returns to the command prompt immediately), but does not work on the Recycle Bin of F:. Some alternatives are suggested in this answer: (a) dealing with long file names using UNC \\.\... http://wowtechminute.com/recycle-bin/can-39-t-empty-recycle-bin-windows-10.html Now my recycle bin is working and not throwing up the errors anymore.

Open the Start Menu. (see screenshot below)A) Click on the Computer button on the darker right side. About Us We're a community of knowledgeable PC enthusiasts, providing advice and support for Windows 7 users. Now I had all my files on C: that I wanted to keep (mp3's, videos, pics) along with the system files for a botched vista install. What was also useful is enabling Windows Explorer to show hidden system files and folders, like C:\$Recycle.Bin (may be called different on different systems, such as "Recycler"), by: pressing Alt to

Brink said: If that doesn't work, then you could see if doing the tutorial below may help.