1.    25 Aug 2015 #1
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    DELETE Recycle Bin & Contents in Windows 10 ??


    I used Unlocker to get rid of ALL the "Protected" Files I had in C:\ temp folder from a NovaBackup Restore.
    ALL deleted files went into the Recycle Bin. I forgot to change setting in Recycle Bin Properties to Delete files and NOT save them. Well, ALL the files are now in Recycle Bin and even Unlocker can't empty the Recycle Bin !!

    How can I DELETE Recycle Bin and ALL it's contents ??
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  2.    25 Aug 2015 #2
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    Quote Originally Posted by wen View Post
    ...the files are now in Recycle Bin and even Unlocker can't empty the Recycle Bin !!
    Just right click on the Recycle Bin and click on 'empty'
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  3.    25 Aug 2015 #3
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    Quote Originally Posted by WhyMe View Post
    Just right click on the Recycle Bin and click on 'empty'
    Tried this..............does NOT work !!
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  4.    25 Aug 2015 #4
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    Elevated Command Prompt (admin)

    rd /s /q C:\$Recycle.bin

    This'll empty out your bin in the c: drive
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  5.    25 Aug 2015 #5
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    Quote Originally Posted by WhyMe View Post
    Elevated Command Prompt (admin)

    rd /s /q C:\$Recycle.bin

    This'll empty out your bin in the c: drive
    Tried this several times !! I get "Cannot Find Folder" as reply ??
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  6.    25 Aug 2015 #6
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    try sfc /scannow to make sure there are no corrupted files.

    Then try using privazer or ccleaner to clean your system.
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  7.    25 Aug 2015 #7
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    Quote Originally Posted by wen View Post
    Tried this several times !! I get "Cannot Find Folder" as reply ??
    Right click bin, properties, select don't move files to the recycle bin, remove files immediately when deleted , click apply then ok.
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  8.    25 Aug 2015 #8
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    Quote Originally Posted by WhyMe View Post
    Elevated Command Prompt (admin)

    rd /s /q C:\$Recycle.bin

    This'll empty out your bin in the c: drive
    Thanks a lot WhyMe !! :-) I tried this again and IT WORKED !! Thank You Friend !!
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