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Windows 7: Recycle Bin problem

05 Nov 2010   #1
Loo

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 
Recycle Bin problem

Hello everyone, It's my first post Yeeeaaayyyyy

So, here is the problem.

When I drag a file from my Recycle Bin it loses it's filename. It renames to something what begins with a $, like $TRE5TG for example.

I think (but only THINK) that it came with some update, but I'm not sure.

Just to mention that when I do the RESTORE option everything is ok, the problem happens only when I drag the file from Recycle Bin.

I hope someone can help because the problem is VERY irritating for me.

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05 Nov 2010   #2

Windows 7 Home Premium 32-Bit - Build 7600 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Loo View Post
Hello everyone, It's my first post Yeeeaaayyyyy

So, here is the problem.

When I drag a file from my Recycle Bin it loses it's filename. It renames to something what begins with a $, like $TRE5TG for example.

I think (but only THINK) that it came with some update, but I'm not sure.

Just to mention that when I do the RESTORE option everything is ok, the problem happens only when I drag the file from Recycle Bin.

I hope someone can help because the problem is VERY irritating for me.
I have noticed that in other places that when a file is open, it will show with a $ or other mark. This is just how Windows does it. The only thing I could reccomend is don't drag it. Hit the restore buttom.
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05 Nov 2010   #3
Loo

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

Well, it's very hard to accept that bigmck...
I'm restoring files by dragging for a long time, in the very same OS.
I always drag the files on desktop because I need them immediately, instead when I do RESTORE it goes back to the folder where it's deleted from, whose path is usually soooo painfully long, that I'm really bored to browse... This definitely is a bug, not a feature...

I gotta solve this.
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05 Nov 2010   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 

I just checked. you can drag/drop them out of the bin without their name changing.
I had a hunch that it might be occurring if you drag a file to the desltop that had been deleted on a different drive...but that's not the case.
If it came with some update, I would restore to a former point if possible. Let's see if anybody has a better idea since I haven't experienced such behavior yet.

-DG
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05 Nov 2010   #5
Loo

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

I have just tried :/
It doesn't matter what drive do they origin from :/
Also It doesn't matter where I drag them... it's always the same.

ArghHhhhh
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06 Nov 2010   #6

windows 7 ultimate 64bit
 
 

its not a bug. its by design.
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06 Nov 2010   #7
Loo

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

How come it's by desing?
It wasn't like that always... I always dragged the file.
My gf has the absolutely same windows (I installed them both) with absolutely same updates and she does not have that problem.
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06 Nov 2010   #8

Windows 7 Pro/32 Academic. Build 7600
 
 

Loo, try right clicking and dragging from the recycle bin. When the context menu appears, select "move here". See if that changes anything.
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06 Nov 2010   #9

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Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Hi all,

I've just tried it and it works fine for me to the desktop or any other folder. My win 7 home premium is fully up to date.


kado
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06 Nov 2010   #10

windows 7 ultimate 64bit
 
 

look in your folder options and see if there is a checkmark next to "show hidden files and folders". if so, uncheck it and then retest your recycle bin.
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