Windows 10: Can't delete item in recycle bin. Solved

  1.    04 Sep 2015 #1

    Can't delete item in recycle bin.


    What is this? How to fix? Long green progress bar that never finishes in explorer.
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  2. Posts : 20,868
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 16199
       04 Sep 2015 #2

    Hello Marshall, and welcome to Ten Forums.

    You should be able to use the method in the tutorial below to clear the corruption of the Recycle Bin.

    Recycle Bin Corrupted - Cannot Delete File or Folder
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  3.    04 Sep 2015 #3

    Should I do this anyway?


    I was wrong it did finally finish and I was able to empty the recycle bin. Believe me it took so long I didn't believe it was going to finish. Should I do the steps outlined in your attachment for good measure?

    Thanks, Marshall
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  4. Posts : 20,868
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 16199
       04 Sep 2015 #4

    Good news.
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