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Windows 7: Hidden Recycle Bin

09 Jan 2015   #1
GeofBu

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Hidden Recycle Bin

BullGuard vulnerability scans regularly show as 'highly critical' vulnerabilities old copies of programmes (e.g Adobe Reader, Apple iTunes, etc) located at e.g. C:\$Recylce.Bin\Temp1623\$RXK7T5E\C\Program Files(x86)\Adobe\Reader 10.0\Reader\AcroRd32.exe. They don't show in the Recycle Bin. Any idea how I can delete these?


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09 Jan 2015   #2
Sir George

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by GeofBu View Post
BullGuard vulnerability scans regularly show as 'highly critical' vulnerabilities old copies of programmes (e.g Adobe Reader, Apple iTunes, etc) located at e.g. C:\$Recylce.Bin\Temp1623\$RXK7T5E\C\Program Files(x86)\Adobe\Reader 10.0\Reader\AcroRd32.exe. They don't show in the Recycle Bin. Any idea how I can delete these?
It appears you are showing a run-on path with 2 separate locations;
C:\$Recycle.bin...
C:\Program Files...
Is that correct?
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09 Jan 2015   #3
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello GeofBu, and welcome to Eight Forums.

You may have an issue or corrupted Recycle Bin. You might see if using METHOD ONE in the tutorial below for the same "C:\$Recycle.bin" may be able to help. Afterwards, scan again to see if still reports this.

Recycle Bin Corrupted - Cannot Delete File or Folder
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