How to get administrator permission to restore files in the recycle bin?

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By mistake I sent a folder, containing photos...2.3 MB, to the recycle bin. I have always been able to restore files from the bin in the past. Today I can't because I don't have admin permission. How can I get the permission? If not, how can I restore the folder back to my photo gallery? Thanks.
 

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Open C drive
on organize - folder and search options click view
check show hidden files and folders and UNCHECK hide protected operating system files - agree the warning
open recycle bin in that location
the top one is the bin on your desktop
see if it will restore from there


if that does not work I suspect you will find other problems - for instance can you access system restore.
 

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It worked!!! At least, when I opened the bin, nothing was there...and the pics were in the photo gallery. Thanks.
 

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Cheers
Have you checked if all appears in order with the permissions on your account
 

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Oops! The file that I mentioned originally is back in the recycle bin....I don't know what's going on!!! Anyway, I did what you suggested again and it didn't work...it still asks for admin permission. #$#$#%^))*
 

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for instance can you access system restore.
as above I know I said if it did not work - the restore from the recycle bin, but I think it best to check
NOTE your last posted as I was typing

try cmd prompt admin rights
type
sfc /scannow
 

BIGALX58

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I can get as far as sfc / scannow and what do you enter on the next line?
 

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you do not enter anything you type
sfc /scannow

you then press enter

I think you have the space wrong
 

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I am signing off it is 0035
I was just about to press big switch when I saw your reply

DID you right click and run the cmd prompt as admin
try cmd prompt admin rights
that is windows button
type
cmd
when it appears above right click and click run as admin
 
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When Restoring from the recycle bin, are you using the same account as where the picture files belong to ? You should be using the same account which owns the pictures.
 

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No...I'm sorry, I'm not sure what you mean. Thanks for your help...it's getting late for you.
 

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Good morning/afternoon Mac....I figured out how to run sfc and it found no violations. I deleted the file from the recycle bin because I found that I still have all of the pictures in the photo gallery. Maybe this is a one time occurrence.
 
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