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Windows 7: how to delete $RECYCLE.BIN folder

07 Nov 2015   #1
hassanesa2000

windows 7 pro 32bits
 
 
how to delete $RECYCLE.BIN folder

dear all,

could you please help me to solve this issue.
the problem is a $RECYCLE.BIN folder added in my hard disk D: and in my external hard disk and all the folder has 40KB in his sise.
I checked in folder option view and the option hide protected operating system file is ticked.
really im very worry about my files. (see attached file)

is $RECYCLE.BIN folder a virus ??
how can I solve the problem
cordialement
hag010




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07 Nov 2015   #2
LMiller7

Windows 7 Pro 64 bit
 
 

Welcome to the forum.

$RECYCLE.BIN is where files in the recycle bin are stored. There should be such a folder on every local and external drive. It cannot be deleted by normal methods and you should not attempt to do so.
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07 Nov 2015   #3
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Hassanesa, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Has Larry posted above, it's perfectly normal.

You should only delete the $RECYCLE.BIN file using the method in the tutorial below if you are having an issue with the Recycle Bin for a drive.

Recycle Bin Corrupted - Cannot Delete File or Folder
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07 Nov 2015   #4
hassanesa2000

windows 7 pro 32bits
 
 

dears,
first thanks to your quick reply.
I deleted the $RECYCLE.BIN folder but all the folder that we have in this hard disk doesn't open it show me the message (see attached file).

please help me this problem keep me crazy because of my document doesn't opened.

cordialement
hag010


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07 Nov 2015   #5
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

Run a system file check, it may fix it.

You should have only removed the recycle bin and not deleted it.
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08 Nov 2015   #6
hassanesa2000

windows 7 pro 32bits
 
 

hallow AddRAM
I performed system file check but in vain
NB: the problem just in D: partition in the C: that include system dont has this problem.

B.regards
hag010
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08 Nov 2015   #7
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

The document issue doesn't seem related to the $RECYCLE.BIN folder. Does reinstalling the program that added the Agouram screen saver (.scr) help?

Is your $RECYCLE.BIN folder still not hidden? If not, then run the command below in an elevated command prompt to restore its default attributes.

attrib +s +h +I "D:\$RECYCLE.BIN"
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08 Nov 2015   #8
hassanesa2000

windows 7 pro 32bits
 
 

Dear Brink,

the $RECYCLE.BIN folder return again and the other folder has 40KB size ,I performed the cmd that you give but in vain !!!!
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08 Nov 2015   #9
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

The $RECYCLE.BIN folder is supposed to be there, but it should be set with a hidden system attribute.

The screensaver looks like it's part of a program, and may not work properly if moved from it's installation source. Does reinstalling the program that added the Agouram screen saver (.scr) help?
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08 Nov 2015   #10
hassanesa2000

windows 7 pro 32bits
 
 

agouram is just a folder that has many word file.

cordialement
hag010
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