Corrupted recycle bin in XP

  blackbirdrider 15:05 05 Jan 2003
  blackbirdrider 15:05 05 Jan 2003

I am running XP professional and when I send anything to the recycle bin, it disappears forever. I have made sure that the box, " do not move files to recycle etc is not checked. this sems to have started after installing SP1 for XP.

  AndySD 15:39 05 Jan 2003

click here and have a look at 36

  worf 17:10 05 Jan 2003

Right click Recycle bin/Properties and Tick 'Do not move files to the recycle bin etc' then Apply OK.

Now Double click My Computer/Tools/Folder options/View/ and Tick "Show hidden files and folders" and remove the tick from "Hide protected operating system files" Apply OK.

Double click your C drive and delete the file called "Recycled".

Repeat this for any other HDD.

Now reboot.

Once rebooted reverse the changes tou made to folder views and the Recycle bin. Hopefully that should work.

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