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2nd Hidden recycle bin on Windows 10

By Russell Davison · 11 replies
Mar 2, 2019
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  1. I am trying to reduce the data on my laptop and ran a great little program to show me why there is so much I can’t account for. It has shone a 2nd recycle bin with a load of data in but I can’t find it to empty it or ideally get rid of it. I can’t find any help on this either? Has anyone got any ideas?
     
  2. MaikuTech

    MaikuTech TS Evangelist Posts: 1,047   +183

    Screenshot would help us figure out what the problem is ?
     
  3. Russell Davison

    Russell Davison TS Rookie Topic Starter

     
  4. Russell Davison

    Russell Davison TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Thanks I’ll try and do that now
     
  5. Russell Davison

    Russell Davison TS Rookie Topic Starter

    I have not uploaded a JPEG to this forum before and just tried and it failed for some reason. So I tried to take a photograph through the form and that failed to. Any ideas?
     
  6. Russell Davison

    Russell Davison TS Rookie Topic Starter

  7. Russell Davison

    Russell Davison TS Rookie Topic Starter

    I worked it out, had to go on PC would not load from my phone, I hope its clear enough? the top rycle bin (fist on list) is an icon on decskop and is emplty, I have no idea where the 2nd recyle bin is located?
     
  8. MaikuTech

    MaikuTech TS Evangelist Posts: 1,047   +183

  9. Russell Davison

    Russell Davison TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Hi, thanks so much for your help. My issue is a bit diffent and this did not work. My desktop icon linked RB1 (Recyle Bin) works fine, trash goes in and can be empited, I dot belive it is a link the RB2 the hidden RB with a load of data I cant find? Hope this makes sence?
     
  10. MaikuTech

    MaikuTech TS Evangelist Posts: 1,047   +183

  11. Russell Davison

    Russell Davison TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Hi, I deleted the second RB from the 'Folder Size' program and it seems to have worked! Thanks again for your help, I really appreicate it :)
     
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  12. MaikuTech

    MaikuTech TS Evangelist Posts: 1,047   +183

    No prob glad you figured it out.
     

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