recycler problem

  yorkieman 04:15 08 Oct 2008

hi can anyone tell me how do i find recycler on my c drive and how do i empty it? thxs in advance

  tullie 07:52 08 Oct 2008

Right click on empty bit of Desktop/Personalise/Change Desktop Icons,tick recycle bin.

  tullie 07:53 08 Oct 2008

Forgot,to empty right click then empty recycle bin

  yorkieman 12:27 08 Oct 2008

thxs but that did not help, my problem is i have downloaded a programme called everything and it shows that i have a load of files in recycler but they are not in the recycle bin they are just taking up space on my hardrive

  tullie 12:50 08 Oct 2008

So are you saying that your bin has folders in it when you hover over it ,or open it.If not there is the programme listed in your programme files.Have you tried CCleaner?

  mfletch 13:08 08 Oct 2008

Recycle Bin Corrupted - Cannot Delete File or Folder

This will permanently delete all files in the Recycle Bin for all user accounts on the computer

Please create a system restore point first,


First make it so you can view hidden files,

Open My Computer and click on Tools | Folder Options. Then open the View tab. UNCHECK 'Hide Protected Operating System Files'


Start> run and type cmd then click ok

at the prompt type RD /S C:\RECYCLER then press enter it will say/ Are you sure (Y?/N?) type y then click enter,

If that does not work try this way,

Start -> run and type cmd click ok

type cd c:\ click enter
type rmdir/s recycler click enter
Type y click enter

  pj123 13:28 08 Oct 2008

This program called everything you downloaded.

Where did you download it from? Can you give us a link.

If we can see what this program is we may be able to give more help.

  yorkieman 13:57 08 Oct 2008

the programme "everything" was downloaded off download .com, i have emptied the recycle bin but i still have stuff in the recycler, when i do a virus check it always shows its checking recycler i just cannot find it on my c drive to open and deleate the files

  pj123 18:12 08 Oct 2008

Not a lot of help. Tell us what the URL is?

  Jak_1 18:29 08 Oct 2008

It's here:

click here

  yorkieman 18:30 08 Oct 2008

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