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Windows 7: Recycle Bin does not empty

11 Feb 2017   #1
noel34

Windows 7 - 64 bit
 
 
Recycle Bin does not empty

When I run CCleaner it does not empty the recycle bin and leaves 2,195 KB -- 20 files somewhere in the System. I cannot figure out how to delete these files.


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11 Feb 2017   #2
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

Ccleaner on Default setting does not delete (temp) files that are not 24 hours old.

Personally if Ccleaner doesn't want to remove those files I would leave them alone.
How do you know that the files are from the Recycle Bin?

Jack
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11 Feb 2017   #3
Ranger4

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit sp1
 
 

As well as what Layback Bear has said concerning temp files, you can use Ccleaner to empty the Recycle Bin as follows:

Have a look in Ccleaner, then Options, then Settings & you will see settings for emptying the Recycle Bin, which can be ticked if desired.

While I use Ccleaner, I do not opt for it emptying the Recycle Bin.
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