1.    09 Feb 2017 #1
    Join Date : Jan 2017
    Posts : 14
    windows 10

    Is the Corrupt Recycle Bin Pop Up Legitimate? I am very confused.


    I am confused.
    How does the Recycle Bin become corrupted?
    Apparently this has been a long standing problem in Windows.
    So is this a system security weakness?
    An OS weakness?

    Why does not Microsoft fix it the mandatory updates?
    The published fixes are long, complicated, and intricate.
    If Microsoft does not fix this for us, is there an easier fix?
    What are the implications of ignoring the dire warning?
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  2.    09 Feb 2017 #2
    Join Date : Jun 2014
    Posts : 5,501
    Windows 10 Pro

    I have never had this notice popup on any of my computers. I would say that the file/folder is corrupted on your computer. I don't know if you could delete the folder and have windows rebuild it or not. I'm sure someone will see this thread and be able to help.
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  3.    09 Feb 2017 #3
    Join Date : Mar 2015
    Posts : 234
    Windows 10 Pro (x64)

    I've found, this most often happens when permissions are altered on the Recycle Bin's hidden folder structure, which ever drive it is on. To fix it, delete the recycle bin folders and it should go away. Windows will recreate them with proper permissions.
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