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       11 Apr 2018 #1

    Remove recycle bin + from external disk drive

    I use a USB external drive for backups. MS gives me a Recycle Bin and a System Volume Information directory, neither of which I can get rid of. Am I stuck with them?
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  2.    11 Apr 2018 #2

    Yes, more or less. They're part of the file system that lets you read from and write to storage devices, including USB external drives. Here's a discussion from that you may find illuminating (particularly the reply from Ratandeep of Microsoft).
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       11 Apr 2018 #3

    Ed, thanks for a good answer. I'll live with it.
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