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The recycle bin on c:\ is corrupted.

Discussion in 'Windows 7' started by wldwil, Jan 14, 2012.

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  1. wldwil

    wldwil Thread Starter

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    Hi,

    When I am using my computer I get the message
    The recycle bin on c:\ is corrupted. Do you want to empty the Recycle Bin for this drive

    I've tried a couple solutions I've found trying to reset it, but no luck.

    I do appreciate your help a lot. You guys rock!

    Thanks,
    Bill



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  2. dotty999

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    check this forum, it may help:)
     
  3. wldwil

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    I checked the link. But this is a constant problem that will not go away.

    If I save a text message and place it in the recycle bin, I get a message that says, "Are you sure you want to permanently delete this file?"

    And there is nothing ever in the bin.
     
  4. TerryNet

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    Right click on the Recycle Bin - Properties. If "Don't move files to the Recycle Bin ..." is selected you are not using the Recycle Bin; you are immediately deleting files.
     
  5. wldwil

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    Hi Terry,

    I checked it out and the option is not selected for "Don't move files to the Recycle Bin ..."

    I get The recycle bin on c:\ is corrupted. Do you want to empty the Recycle Bin for this drive
    When I double click itas well as at start up.
     
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    Well today for no reason I can explain. It says it corrupted once again and I hardly used the computer sine the last time since I moved my other computer home.

    Any other thoughts?
     
  8. Laura7491

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    Can you completely delete your Recycle Bin? Use Search to find which directory it's located on, then go to that directory and delete all the files pertaining to Recycle Bin, if any, and click right mouse button and delete the Recycle Bin folder altogether.
     
  9. pcatrocity

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    right-click desktop
    click Personalize
    click Change desktop icons
    check Recycle Bin (You may need to uncheck & click Apply then recheck and click OK)
     
  10. Laura7491

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    Hopefully wldwil will be luckier than me, because for me changing the desktop icon did not work when my Recycle Bin was corrupted.
     
  11. wldwil

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    Hi seems to be working. I'll keep an eye on it.

    Thanks again,
    Bill
     
  12. wldwil

    wldwil Thread Starter

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    Just restarted computer and it id the same thing :<
     
  13. Laura7491

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    Did not work, ah? Did not really surprise me.
     
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