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  1. SavvyLady

    SavvyLady Thread Starter

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    My recycle bin appears to have something in it but when I open it its empty. Yet when I right click on it & choose delete , it shows 5 items in it. It ask if I'm sure? How can I be sure when I can't find the items?
     
  2. quark2000

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    This is probably a stupid question but, is your "Hide protected system files" unchecked and you are showing your hidden files and folders? Otherwise it sounds like a weird problem...
     
  3. SavvyLady

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    you know what... thats not stupid at all... I had to repair IE last night & that very well may be the problem. I'll check & see!

    Folders was not hidden but extentions were. I corrected it but still no results in the recycle bin
     
  4. Rockn

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    Right click the desktop and select refresh.
     
  5. SavvyLady

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    did that too.... still didn't change it. Maybe a reboot will.
     
  6. jbcalg

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    are you viewing it from the desktop icon or windows explorer?

    if the former - try the latter
    (and the latte - it's v. good this morning ;) )

    perhaps you can see more from C:\RECYCLED
    with 'see all extensions' and 'view system files' etc enabled
     
  7. SavvyLady

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    I just rebooted.... no help
    Now I am looking in the R B from windows explorer... still nothing shows... I had previously checked to see if it was hidden in Folder Options & corrected that... still no show of whats in the R Bin...
    Deleting it is not a problem ... least I hope it isn't... but
    why is it happening & how am I supposed to know what I am seleting?


    well I found it in C:\RECYCLED
    ... thanks jbcalg
     

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    the latte ??

    never mind, not up to discussions of recycled latte this morning :D
     
  9. SavvyLady

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    jb... you wouldn't care for my latte.... its instant.( least my caffe latte is)..lol
     
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