Corrupted recycle bin

By Justice100
Jun 19, 2008
  1. hi i hava a corrupted recycle bin, Bin looks empty even though there are plenty of files in it can some please help. i am running windows xp pro
  2. xxdanielxx

    xxdanielxx TS Rookie Posts: 1,069

    try the file attached and post back. All you have to do is double click it select yes then ok and reboot. Also you may want to run a full virus and spyware scan just to be sure you don't have any infections. Did this happen out of nowhere?

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  3. Justice100

    Justice100 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    thank you for yuor reply and file which has restored recyle bin to normal but i now have 2 files in bin that will not delete even though bin seems to be empty i have tried emptying in safe mode also tried cc cleaner but to no avail
  4. kimsland

    kimsland Ex-TechSpotter Posts: 14,524

    Make sure the recycle bin has at least 5% on size
    Right click Recycle bin-->Properties
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