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Windows 7: how to delete $RECYCLE.BIN folder

08 Nov 2015   #11
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Your screenshot shows (thinks) all the folders are "screen saver" for some reason.

Are you able to open them properly if you copy it to say your desktop, and open it from there? If so, then might copy all folders except $RECYCLE.BIN, format D drive, and copy everything back.


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08 Nov 2015   #12
hassanesa2000

windows 7 pro 32bits
 
 

Dear Brink,

I copied all the folder to desktop but they doesn't open.
If I format the system C: the problem will go (the recycle.bin folder will go away and all my folder come back like before)? ??

thanks for your help
cordialement
hag010
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08 Nov 2015   #13
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Formatting "D" should take care of $RECYCLE.BIN, but the rest on "D" would be a loss if you don't have a working backup of them.
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08 Nov 2015   #14
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Windows 7 64-bit
 
 

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