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Photos wont delete in recycle bin

  Bike-it 15:24 05 Jan 2020

Im running windows 10 on a HP laptop, i have 6 photos in the recycle bin and no matter how many times i try and delete them nothing happend yet other things i have in the bin can be deleted, anyone offer any help please?

  john bunyan 15:46 05 Jan 2020

Check that the files don’t have , by mistake, a blank space or two after the name. Try using command prompt ( make sure you know the folder and file path. See

delete using command prompt

  x13 16:44 05 Jan 2020

You can also try to reset the bin. Open CMD (admin) and type RD /S /Q C:\$Recycle.bin and press enter. You might need to right click the desktop and select refresh. Open the bin to see if the ghost files are gone.

  wee eddie 16:58 05 Jan 2020

Restore them, and then try to remove them once again

  mrgrumpy 13:28 06 Jan 2020

Have you tried running ccleaner to try and empty the bin , their is an option to do this under the system column

  Bike-it 13:50 06 Jan 2020

Mrgrumoy I don't use Cleaner I use bleachbit

  mrgrumpy 14:45 06 Jan 2020

hi bike it , I just looked at the options in my ccleaner it is possible to untick everything. Why not give it a try , just tick empty recycle bin and see if it works.

  Pine Man 15:03 06 Jan 2020

Try doing it in safe mode.

  garcia_john11 08:02 09 Jan 2020

documentation very useful for my job

  garcia_john11 08:02 09 Jan 2020

documentation very useful for my job

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