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Windows 7: Recycle bin - appears on desktop but doesn´t function

25 Dec 2013   #1
Roffe

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 
Recycle bin - appears on desktop but doesn´t function

The icon is on the desktop but nothing happens when I click on it. When I search for "recycle bin" only the icon comes up. Where is the bin and how do I get it to function?


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25 Dec 2013   #2
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Roffe, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Are you able to open the Recycle Bin from any other location? Say from the drop down menu of the first arrow in the address bar in Windows Explorer.

If not, then you might see if the tutorial below may be able to help if the Recycle Bin is corrupted.

Recycle Bin Corrupted - Cannot Delete File or Folder

Hope this helps for now,
Shawn
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