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Cannot Find Trash Bin / Recycle Bin


I cannot find my trash bin in windows seven. How do i drag and drop to delete if i cannot open trash bin?

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Recycle Bin

I'm running win7 ultimate and made an error, i attempted to restore a folder from the recycling bin. The problem is that i already had a folder on the desktop with the same name that i created after i deleted the first one. The folder on the desktop is intact but i seem to have lost the one from the recycling bin. I tried a system restore to the day before but it fails telling me it has a problem accessing a file. Is there any way to recover the missing folder or where might it be hiding?

Posted On: 2010-03-22 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

Recycle Bin Problem

I am experiencing recycle bin problems with windows 7 professional. Right-clicking on the desktop recycle bin icon hangs windows explorer, forcing me to restart the program.

All right-click capability on desktop icons is also gone. Left-clicking on the recycle bin con lets me access the contents of the recycle bin, but clicking on "empty the recycle bin" just causes the recycle bin to hang, forcing a restart.

Supposedly there is a way to reset the recycle bin with the command line sequence "rd /s / q c:$recycle. Bin, " but i cannot right-click to create an elevated command prompt.

Any ideas on how i can get a fully-functional recycle bin back".


Posted On: 2009-12-08 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

Recycle Bin Properties

On the general tab, the settings for selected location are grayed out, so i can't change them. And by default my single local disk (c:) is set to "don't move files to the recycle bin. Remove files immediately when deleted. "I can see the maximum size was set at 17286, but i can't change the recycle bin to actually use that location.

I can find the c:/$recyclebin, and note that the folder is set to "read only". And even if i remove the read only attribute and have it applied to all of the contents, the next time i look at it i find that it is still read only. Any way to re-enable the recycle bin? 


Posted On: 2010-05-06 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .

Tab For Recycle Bin

Can't see files in he recycle bin from drives other than c:all files deleted from the root drive c: can be seen in the recycle bin. Having multiple drives (local and networks), if you delete a file it goes to the recycle bin, but you can 't see. Steps taken. I can see all of my drives' recycle bin when i change view setting to show hidden files. What i can't do - not sure i should be able to do - is change the attribute settings on the recycle bin's to deselected hide file. Maybe that is what's missing. Any suggestions?

Posted On: 2010-07-29 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Pin Recycle Bin To Taskbar

Ok, so i really don't like icons cluttering my desktop so i disabled the recycle bin but i want to have it on my taskbar, by my programs. It wouldn't let me pin it to the taskbar, so i made a toolbar with a link to recycle bin and it work ok, but here's the thing, it looks ok as a small icon, but when i set it to be a large icon to match my programs it stretches the task bar to be a little taller. This is really annoying me. Is there a way to make it the same as my other icons with out taking up more space with the task bar? It doesn't make sense.microsoft should do something about this.

Posted On: 2010-03-29 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

Items In Recycle Bin Invisible

I've got 3 systems running on windows 7 (64-bits), but one of them has a malfunctioning recycle bin. When i delete an item or folder, it does not appear in the bin, while the bin itself has a certain size and appears to be filled somehow. I cannot restore the deleted items either, but i can empty the bin.

I've already tried to delete/hide the recycle bin from the desktop and i've checked its properties several times, but i can't find out how to fix it. This problem was present from the very beginning, even before i had installed other applications.


Posted On: 2010-01-03 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .

Recycle Bin Access Denied

I have created an "e" partition on my new win 7 computer. Everything is fine until i try to delete any file from this partition. Whenever i delete a file from here, i get the following message:

Recycle bin access denied
[Filename] can't be moved to the recycle bin.
Do you want to permanently delete it?

I can delete the item permanently, but i would rather use the recycle bin. This does not occur anywhere else but in the "e" partition. I have no problem deleting to the recycle bin or emptying it. Can anyone suggest a fix?


Posted On: 2010-01-06 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Unable To Empty Recycle Bin

I have been having problems with deleting files that were auto recovery or compatible files from previous software versions that i have tried to delete from my computer (one is an autocad file and the other is an excel file). I can delete them from my documents folder and they end up in the recycle bin, however, when i try to empty my recycle bin it will attempt to delete them, but never accomplishes the task. I have allowed it to run for hours, with the message "deleting 1 item (4. 62 mb) from recycle bin. Discovered 0 items (0 bytes per second)".

I have also tried restoring them unsuccessfully. I have also tried deleting the files from the recycle bin instead of emptying it without any better results. Is there another way to empty the recycle bin or repair the issue that is causing the problem?


Posted On: 2010-02-04 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Files Disappearing From Recycle Bin

I have had this computer since christmas, and i love it. I have windows 7 and everything has worked perfectly up until i got connected to the internet in late april and so far it has been one problem after another. And that leads me to my latest frustration. Files that i have deleted to the recycle bin have disappeared. And i did not permanently delete then!So far i have not lost anything of major importance, except for some photos, but, that's not even a disaster.

However, i'm now afraid to delete anything, for fear that i would not be able to restore the item if i needed it. Fter losing a handful of files from the recycle bin, i did an experiment:  i purposely deleted some items/folders that were empty or contained stuff that i absolutely didn't need. I checked the recycle bin every day and for a while my deleted files were still in the recycle bin. Now, today. They're gone! 

The only thing i did out of the ordinary was download an update for adobe reader. That shouldn't have any affect on what happens to the contents of the recycle bin - or would it?So, i really would like to know why this is happening. Alice bb**** as of today, june 22/10, i have tried your suggestion azeez n. As well as others from related topics and still files disappear from recycle bin.

Now, here's a detailed account of events leading up to the files disappearing from the bin, all from today. Checked my email. Created 2 unimportant word files and then deleted them to the recycle bin. Bell program did a scheduled anti-virus scan.completed. All ok. Opened action center, recycle bin  empty! Windows defender recommended a scan. Normal. Created 3 more unimportant word files and deleted them to the recycle bin.

Went to favorites clicked on microsoft answers, recycle bin empty again!Created 2 more unimportant word files and deleted them to the recycle bin. Signed in to windows mail;  checked mail;  signed out. Selected microsoft answers from favorites; checked my threads; checked some related questions; signed out. Java update notice popped up on screen. Allowed it to download. Bell internet security notice popped up saying it had found and deleted a virus and recommended an immediate scan to see if there were any further infections.

Did deep scan at 98% complete. Recycle bin empty again!Scan completed. All ok. All these instances happened in one day, today. What is happening? As of june 25/10 the problem still exists. I am almost certain than it only occurs when i am online. I am trying to monitor this more closely and will post the outcome. Sometimes it seems as if the recycle bin is on a timer and just empties on queue. One day it seemed to empty about every hour.

One thing is for certain, i cannot use the recycle bin in it's present operating condition. Can i completely delete the bin and reinstall it?  If so, how? I am just a novice so please excuse me if this is a stupid question.


Posted On: 2010-06-16 . View Related Posts . . View 7 Replies .

Files Are Not Moved To Recycle Bin

My hard disk has two partitions: one is for software and the other is for data (documents, pictures, etc. ) When i delete a file from the software partition, windows asks: "are you sure you want to move this file to the recycle bin?" But when i delete a file from the data partition, windows asks: "are you sure you want to permanently delete this file?" When i view the properties of my recycle bin, neither partition has a check mark in "don't move files to the recycle bin.

Remove files immediately when deleted. " It seems as though windows is treating my data partition as a removable drive or a network drive, where files are not moved to the recycle bin on deletion. How do i get windows 7 to move files from my data partition to the recycle bin when deleted?


Posted On: 2010-04-19 . View Related Posts . . View 7 Replies .

$recycle.bin & System Volume Information

After installing window updates, in all the logical drives $recycle. Bin and system volume information folders appeared. Since both are system files so i didn't delete them and i tried to hide them but the hide option was unaccessible. Other window's folder which are by default hidden appears in all drives. The hidden option in properties are also blocked.
It seem that each drive contains lots of folder.

Help me, so i again make them hidden, because some times it might pe possible that it is being deleted.


Posted On: 2009-05-02 . View Related Posts . . View 6 Replies .

Restored Files From Recycle Bin Are Missing

New computer, ended up with a lot of duplicate files under my itunes library (don't worry, this is not an itunes question!) But they weren't really dupes, they were the same song showing up twice (same path and everything). So, i did a test run on one set (2 of the same song) and deleted them to the recycle bin. Of course, only one song truly was deleted and i restored it and added it back to itunes without issue. (I had to do a search for the song but i found it easily and it was a breeze to add back to itunes).

So, i brilliantly selected all the offending dupes and put them in the recycle bin. I restored them all and now when i do a search, i find nothing. I know what songs to search for and they aren't anywhere on my hard drive. I'm aware that what i did probably (or obviously) wasn't the right thing to do but too late for that now. Any ideas on where the files could have gone and how to get them back?


Posted On: 2010-03-25 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Error - Recycle Bin On Drive C: Is Corrupt Or Invalid

Error message: the recycle bin on drive letter c: is corrupt or invalid. Do you want to empty the recycle bin for this drive? I recently purchased a new computer, running windows 7, and ms office 2007 small business. All was well until last eve when this message appeared!  The recycle bin on drive letter : is corrupt or invalid. Do you want to empty the recycle bin for this drive? I have seen different routes of solving this problem, but am searching for the proper way to handle this!

Posted On: 2010-06-12 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Recycle Bin Folder On External Hard Drive

I received an external hard drive with data for processing. One of the folders on the hard drive is named $recycle. Bin properties of the folder show that the folder contains 56 files, but i can't see them. It also appear to display files that in my recycle bin on c drive. I tired to remove hidden attribute from the folder with no success. I also tried method described in the following article: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/326549  and received "not setting hidden file" message.
I have windows xp professional version 2002 service pack 2.

Please kindly advise how i can access files in the $recycle. Bin folder.


Posted On: 2009-06-23 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .

How Do I Find A Particular File ?

In windows xp, i could go to my computer/drive/files/search, and do a search for a particular file. This seems to be hidden in windows 7, and the search capability provides no clues. How do i find a particular file, like normal. Dot?

Posted On: 2009-11-15 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Cannot Find An Icon

I deleted the icon for ie8 on the start menu and the desktop, not knowing it would cause me not to be able to open it. It seems i've tried everything - i've searched the start menu and i've turned ie8 on and on in the 'turn windows features on or off' section of the control panel. I've also recently checked the program files for it, but the closest thing i can find is a file named iexplorer.exe. Mui , and whenever i try to open it, a window comes up saying it cannot be found.
How can i get ie8 back?


Posted On: 2010-03-08 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

Pc And Mac Can't Find Each Other

Installed windows 7 - now pc and mac can't find each other and mac can't find printer. Had 2 computers with vista and one with xp and they all worked and played well. Got rid of one vista machine and added a mac and things were still good. Upgraded xp machine to windows 7 and lost network, printer sharing, access to owa.

Posted On: 2009-11-26 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Can't Find Os When I Power On

My pc can't find my os when i power on. My bios lets me enter f9 to pick which drive my os is on allowing me to power on. What can i do to fix this windows 7 system. I have loaded windows 7. My system can't find the os when powering on. My mb seams to have a feature that lets me pick the drive the os is located on and allows me to bring up my system. I have to hit f9 to during power on to engage that feature. What can i do to fix this issue?

Posted On: 2009-11-08 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Cannot Find Information On Error In Ie

I am really lost here. I recently started getting error in page loading on ticket-masters web site. I try and buy tickets to an event, and when i click on a particular show, the page header (name of act, date and venue) comes up, but then below it several boxes should open allowing you to select ticket price, amount of seats etc, but it stays blank, when i click on the yellow error triangle, this is the error message, and for the life of me i cannot figure out whats wrong.

There are 2 pcs connected to the same router, only one works and the other ends with this error:  added> i am using ie8 on this pc now but i uninstalled it and tried ie7 and did same thing, so now i loaded ie8 back-still same issue.

Webpage error details
 
User agent: mozilla/4. 0 (compatible; msie 8. 0; windows nt 5. 1; trident/4. 0; antivirxp08; .net clr 3. 0. 04506. 648; .net clr 3. 5. 21022; .net clr 2. 0. 50727; .net clr 3. 0. 4506. 2152; .net clr 3. 5. 30729; .net clr 1. 1. 4322)
Timestamp: tue, 24 nov 2009 19:46:47 utc
  
Message: 'popup' is undefined
Line: 24
Char: 1
Code: 0


Posted On: 2009-11-24 . View Related Posts . . View 7 Replies .

Cannot Find Language Bar

I know how do i in/un stall languages. But my main problem i'm facing now, is that, i can't find the toolbar: 'language bar' in the taskbar. It only reflect : "address", "links", "tablet pc input" and lastly "desktop" there isn't any language bar. Anyone out there who can seriously help me with this, please. I need to type chinese text and configuring for the past days doesn't help.

Posted On: 2010-05-24 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

How To Find Media Center?

I am asking this on behalf of my friend who came to me for help because he is hardly computer literate. Home premium win 7. About 4 months old. He said at one time he was playing around with windows media center, thinking that it was media player. Today he realizes that he cannot find wmc any more. I told him about vista method of locating ehshell.exe.

Start > search box, enter ehome > enter > scroll the list for it.

It did not work for him. Entering ehome in search box did not bring up c:windowsehomewindow. Can someone please tell me how to call up wmc?


Posted On: 2010-06-01 . View Related Posts . . View 7 Replies .

Where Do I Find The Address Book?

I never used outlook address book on my old computer. Instead i synchronized my very old sony clea program. However it broke sometime ago but i continued to update and add addresses into my computer using that program. Unfortunately, the program did not transfer into my new windows 7 program and i need to create a whole new address book to work with. Where do i find the address book on windows 7. I no longer have outlook or outlook express. I am not computer savvy and really need help with this.

Posted On: 2010-01-31 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Cannot Find Ms Office Toolbar

I have two questions that i amlooking for help with:

1. I used a cd-rw disk to transfer files to my new toshiba a500 laptop running windows 7. After transfer i am trying to delete files from the rw disk so that i can reuse it, but it won't let me delete files from it. Pos-up say i need administrator approval and everyone else. I am the only user and logger in as administrator - don't know who everyone else might be, k but i'd like to salvage my rw disks for future use? 

2. I also am running office 2003 on the new pc, but cannot find of even transfer the "office shortcut bar" or as some call it the "office toolbar" onto the new laptop. I can get a folder to click on that contains the office programs - excel, word, etc, but not the popup bar that i/m used to that i used to set to autohide. Is it gone for good in windows 7? Or am i missing something?


Posted On: 2010-01-26 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

How To Find Out Who Manufactures Soundcard Of My Pc ?

How can i find out who manufactures my soundcard? I need to find this out so i can find the appropriate driver. I know i can do this in windows 7 but i dont know how.

Posted On: 2010-02-18 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

Laptop Cannot Find Printer On Desktop

I can't get my printer set up on my network. Laptop is running windows vista, desktop is running windows 7. Everything was fine until my desktop motherboard failed. I had to get a new mb and installed windows 7. Now laptop can't see printer. My laptop running windows vista can't see the printer associated with my desktop running windows 7.

Are they not compatible with each other? It keeps asking for some sort of password. I have none that i remember. The printer worked fine before the installation of a new motherboard and windows 7. Now i can only print from my desktop.


Posted On: 2009-11-18 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Cannot Find Canoscan 4200f Scanner

Canoscan 4200f scanner installed and working with canon scangear toolbox. When i start windows 7 fax scanner it cannot find the scanner. I have downloaded the windows drover from canon but when i try to install it i get an error message saying it is not a 32bit software. If i look at the scanner in the hardware window it tells me it is working properly and it is running the latest software 8. 6. 1. 1 from 2006

Posted On: 2009-11-02 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Cannot Find File Lexsup.htm

I get this dialog box c:/windows/system 32/spool/drivers/x64/lex sup.htm. Make sure path or internet address is correct. Cannot find this what does this mean? How do i fix this issue? This dialog box appears when i shut computer off and restart, i am using  windows 7. I am able to access the internet.

Posted On: 2010-05-25 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Media Player Cannot Find Music

My problem is similar to the problem that amanda wise was experiencing except that i am running windows 7. After uninstalling and reinstalling windows 7 for a different problem, i lost my library in wmp. The files were backed up to an external hard drive. Now i cannot get wmp to go and get the files from the external drive. I installed musicmatch from an old disk and it had no problem finding all of my music. I can rip music from a cd with wmp but, a lot of my files were from vinyl and and it is time consuming to replace all of them. I prefer to use wmp because musicmatch will no longer support anything on the web.
 


Posted On: 2010-05-18 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Media Center Cannot Find Music

I have 100+ cd's stored as wav files under my music. They were ripped using exact audio copy and accuraterip. I have repeatedly pointed media center at the directory and instructed it to find my music files but it has not found one. There are currently 102 artist directories with close to 200 albums and more than 2500 songs in my music directory. Media center cannot find my video files either but it had no problem finding my pictures.

How do i get media center to see my music and video files?


Posted On: 2010-01-14 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .