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Delete Old Recycle Bin Files From Second Drive


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#1 Deltaforce229

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Posted 10 April 2008 - 09:08 PM

I have 2 hard drives. C:\ (my main) D:\ (used for games). My D:\ drive has become full, all 80gigs of it. It has come to my attention that the culprit is old recycle bin files. Allow me to elaborate. When ever I reformat my computer (I do it quite often) I only reformat my C:\ drive. By doing this the recycle bin for my D:\ drive loses its link with windows and during reformat windows creates a new recycle bin on my D:\ drive. Doing a scan I have determined that there are about 17 gigs worth of deleted crap in those unlinked files. How the hell do I delete them?


Actually I have no clue what I'm talking about all I know is that when I run a scan it says that the recycle bin is taking up 17 gigs on my D:\ drive however the recycle bin claims its empty.

Edited by Deltaforce229, 10 April 2008 - 09:23 PM.


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Posted 11 April 2008 - 04:32 AM

What program are you using to "scan" you D: drive?

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Posted 11 April 2008 - 02:40 PM

Honestly virus scanners will pick up whats there. But I solved my own problem. I used Space Regain and it somehow removed those old files. Thanks a bunch though.




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