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Windows Deleted?

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#1 splackavellie_ca


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Posted 12 November 2005 - 10:33 PM

lately when im doing something anything on the computer regardless of what it is when i go to log off everything and get off the computer i notice my recycle bin is full,so i go to empty it thinkin maybe i left something in it..its says"are u sure you want to delete windows" when i click no and go to explore theres nothing in my recycle bin,yet the bin is still full,what im sayin is whats happening and what can i do,it wont show windows as being in the recycle bin but i dont wanna take the chance of clicking yes and emptyin my recycle been of other stuff if its going to cause me problems or if its going to delete windows....what can i do?? thanks.

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#2 Rimmer


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Posted 12 November 2005 - 11:29 PM

To be sure what's in your recycle bin you better turn on the hidden/system files and then check.
Here is a tutorial on viewing hidden files: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/How...dows-tut62.html

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#3 gonsalves


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Posted 13 November 2005 - 03:40 AM

I too had the same problem. Checked for hidden files too. Found none. I did a scan with AV, Still no clue. I finally did a repair using the XP installation CD. Now it is OK.Can any one tell me what would have caused it?

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