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Windows 7: corrupt recycle bin

05 Feb 2010   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate
corrupt recycle bin

Folks, I have done something aggravating to my windows 7 64 setup.
I continually receive the message on start-up and when I delete an files . " The Recycle Bin on C:\ is corrupted Do you want to empty the Recycle bin on this drive? " If I click on yes , I get another pop-up message Box " Destination Path too long ".
I Have reloaded windows 7 Home premium 64 and finally up graded to Ultimate 64.

Do you have any suggestions as to how I can fix this?

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05 Feb 2010   #2

Windows 8 Professional x64

This answer probably won't be of much help to you, but if I were you, I would just reinstall Windows from scratch. Sometimes it may just be easier to start over rather than to try and fix something.
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05 Feb 2010   #3
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise

Hello Jatravartid, and welcome to Seven Forums.

This may be able to help.

Recycle Bin Corrupted - Cannot Delete File or Folder - Vista Forums

Hope this helps,
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06 Feb 2010   #4

Windows 7 ultimate 64 bit / XP Home sp3

I just want to add some information for the OP available to him in case he has any future issues. If you'll scroll down this thread or any thread you will see a list of the same or similar issues, some check marked as resolved others with just more suggestions. Just a little tid bit of information to store away. Welcome to seven forums. enjoy. Fabe
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