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Recycle bin won't empty


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#1 Larsenoutdoor

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Posted 09 August 2011 - 10:30 AM

My recycle bin has not emptied its contents in a long time. After researching this issue, I see it's possible that a virus or trojan may be involved. I have run spybot and hijack this but I'm unable to determine a problem. There was a suggestion that I could post a hijackthis log for someone to view and give me an expert opinion...hopefully that will work. thanks very much!

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Yes, of course I mean it doesn't empty even when trying to empty the recycle bin. thanks

Edited by Larsenoutdoor, 09 August 2011 - 11:55 AM.


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Posted 09 August 2011 - 11:01 AM

Hello,

Can you please explain what you mean by "My recycle bin has not emptied its contents in a long time"? Mine never empties unless I empty it myself. Are you saying that you are trying to empty it and it won't empty?

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Posted 09 August 2011 - 11:56 AM

Sorry I am not sure how to reply so I edited my own post first! Yes, it's when I try to empty the recycle bin and it keeps showing as full. Thanks

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Posted 09 August 2011 - 12:38 PM

Are there any other problems with the system?

The Recycle Bin (like everything else) can reflect damaged files...but my experience is that Windows generates an error message when the RB is not working properly.

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