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Deleted Recycle Bin by Accident

Q: Deleted Recycle Bin by Accident

I am currently running on Vista Home Premium OS and in error deleted my Recycle Bin. Whoops........!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! .....I know pretty stupid. I have tried to do a System Restore twice and am being told the System Restore did not work. I'm in a panic here. Can someone please HELP me to restore the Recycle bin back to my desktop.

Thanks in advance.

A: Deleted Recycle Bin by Accident

Try this:

Right-Click desktop
Select Personalize
Select Change Desktop icon on the left hand side
Check Recycle Bin and hit apply

Does that work?

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Is there anyway I can recover files that were emptied from my recycle bin?

A:Emptied recycle bin in windows 10 by accident

You can try Recuva by Piriform to recover your deleted files.

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hi, i had a lot of music and shows on my computer. i decided to buy an external hard drive to put all of my multimedia on it. i tripped on my external hard drives power cord and it fell to the ground and broke. aside from the external hard drive, is there a way to recover the files on my computer? please help.

A:deleted files on accident

This one gets high marks. Maybe worth a try.

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In trying to remove the log on screen on Win 7, I followed a
YOUTUBE video. It said to delete one of the owner files account icon, but when I did I didn't see the choice in the menu box of
[save files] ! Help what can I do?

YouTube - Broadcast Yourself.

This is the site.

A:deleted files by accident HELP!! Please

Enable the hidden Administrator Account. Then create a new user profile account with admin rights. If you can't log onto your computer at all even in Safe Mode then put the Windows DVD in and boot off of that and choose Repair My Computer.

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Hi all, i accidently deleted file which i have been update it everyday from beginning of 2010, it was in usb stick and excel file, tried "restoration 2.5.14", it had retrived more than 120,000 files, none of them was in the name of 2010, that's my deleted file's name, will anyone please help, thanks in advance

A:deleted file by accident!!!!!

Try Recuva.

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Hello, I recently purchased Dell XPS 8700 that came with a 2tb harddive formatted with GPT. The computer came with Windows 8, and I wanted to downgrade to Windows 7. However the windows installer wouldn't install on any of the current partitions, so I deleted every partition with gParted and proceeded to install Windows 7 successfully onto the one giant partition. Since I deleted all the GPT partition information (Idiotically), I am unable to make more partitions and dual boot.

So my questions are: Is my harddrive as of right now in MBR or GPT? And how would I add the GPT partitions back, as in the primary and secondary GPT headers?

Edit: I am attempting to dual boot with Xubuntu 14.04 and Windows 7 Professional, both 64bit and the computer has the UEFI, I think. Am I better off using MBR or GPT to dual boot? I only want two OS's and a shared data partition.

A:Deleted all the GPT Partitions by accident

Since I deleted all the GPT partition information (Idiotically), I am unable to make more partitions and dual boot.

Deleting all GPT partitions is a recommended step to downgrade "Windows 8" as "Windows 7" is known to not much liking GPT based UEFI boot mode. Although "Win 7" 64 bit edition may boot from a GPT disk, i prefer MBR partitioning especially in case of dual booting with Linux.The only mistake you made here is not to partition the disk at the time of install. Fortunately you can split the single large "C" partition to two or three small partitions with the help of "Partition Wizard" free edition.
Download link : Best Free Partition Manager Freeware and free partition magic for Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows Vista and Windows XP 32 bit & 64 bit. MiniTool Free Partition Manager Software Home Edition.
What you need to do is first shrink/resize "C" and create one or more new partitions using the free space.
How to shrink partition : Shrink Windows partition with partition manager - MiniTool Partition Wizard.

Video guide : How to Move/Resize Partition with partition manager? Partition Wizard Move/Resize Partition Video Help.

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Long story short I was removing a virus and deleted it by mistake.

so everytime I log in it kicks me straight back out. Im on a different laptop to post here, what can I do?

Appreciate any help.

A:Deleted userinit.exe by accident!

No help? Really need that back

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I wasn't sure where to post this but that's how desperate I am. I deleted my picture folder from my Laptop, that runs windows Vista, how can I get them back? they are not in the trash bin, I checked but for some reason nothing get send it to the trash can, it just delete and that's it.

Please any help??????
thank you


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I have a 2TB external hard drive and a 1TB external hard drive.
I got a new 2TB internal hard drive and was installing Windows on it.
On the screen where it showed the connected drives, I stupidly forgot the 2 external drives were still connected. I thought somehow it was breaking up the new 2TB internal drive into 3 separate partitions. I clicked on the two external drives and deleted the partitions because I thought it would merge them. I DID NOT format luckily.
I am in the middle of running the Analyzer using TestDisk on the 2TB external. Since it is a 2TB hard drive, it is analyzing about 10% of the disk per day. So I guess it will take 10 days to finish. Small price to pay if I can recover all the data on these drives. One has all our home movies and photos and the other has all our scanned documents in PDF format. Sigh.
I am wondering if I am doing this the right way with TestDisk? Is there a faster way? When I deleted the partitions, the process took less than a second. The drives were partitioned to used 100% of the drive space. I read the page TestDisk Step By Step but still not sure if there isn't an easier way for my particular blunder. Nothing should be corrupted. Just deleted.
Thank you!

A:Deleted Partitions By Accident Please Help

Yes it should be faster. I thought there were two levels to the restore deleted partitions and only the deeper level involves scanning the surface for old deleted partitions.

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Hi I accident deleted my photos and a video file on my memory card from my camera is there a way to recover them? The memory stick is Sony MEMORY STICK PRODu0 magic gate Mark2 2GB

The Camera is a Sony Cyber-shot


A:Deleted photos by accident

Take a look here:

No guarantees, though.

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I'm a begginer on computers and I have a HP pavilion a1520n with Windows XP media center edition 2005. I accidently deleted a file and now every 30 seconds I get an automatic pop up saying " the feature you are trying to use is unavailable. Click ok to try again, or enter an alternate path to a folder containing the installation package 'EZARC.msi" . I can't figure out what to do. Sometimes there's another pop up that says, "Try the installation package again using a valid copy of the installation package 'EZARC.msi' " Can someone please put an end to my computers suffering because of its idiotic owner?

A:Ive deleted files on accident, HELP!

Hi friikenfreezin84

Welcome to Tech Support Guy Forums!

See post #4 here:

Let us know if that works for you or not.

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had security tool malware on my laptop

ran malware anti to remove it and it said i had an infected userinit.exe

so i deleted userinit.exe (big mistake)

i have xp but do not have xp install cd

i have a floppy drive and a thumb drive

cannot get back to my desktop NOR can i get to a c:\ anymore in safe mode

believe i need to copy userinit.exe from somewhere back into c:\windows\system32 but do not know how with what i have to work with

please help


A:deleted userinit.exe by accident

There is a backup copy in C:\Windows\System32\dllcache

most of the time it is compressed in this folder.

Here is a copy of it from my XP installation (uncompressed)
See attached
You will need a XP install CD and use recovery environment to copy the file to the proper place, or use an Ubuntu boot CD to do it.

Here is an article on using a Ubuntu CD to copy data off an unbootable windows PC, one could also use it to copy a file to a Windows folder.

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I was having trouble with Internet Explorer using Comcast e-mail, the Comcast rep instructed me to go to tools and delete browsing history, cookies and temp files, then go to advance tab and reset, I lost all my favorites is there anyway to recover them?

A:Deleted my Favorites by accident

The only way I know is to download and try this software and then just hope
Recuva or ShadowExplorer to try and recover them from the file's original folder.
You do not need the paid version

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pc has 2 drives in it. c: and d:. i was installing xp pro on c: and during the install the process asked me if I wanted to delete partitions. I selected the wrong one (d: ) and deleted it. I did not format it. Is there a way to get all the data off that drive? I tried PC Inspector File Recovery but that program does not get all the files. It seems to pick up only on directories and nothing else. This d: drive is in a pc that has win2k pro with SP4 and windows no longer sees this drive. any help would be appriciated

A:deleted partition by accident

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i deleted my music folder, but its still there and when i click it, it says access denied, but i have administrator permissions. when i go into properties and security, or any other thing, it says i need to prove administrative permission.
by the way, this is on windows 8.1 and i tried this: User Folders - Restore Default Location

thanks in advance

A:HELP. deleted music folder by accident, but its still there

Since this is a Windows 8.1 problem, we have a separate forum for Windows 8.
Windows 8 Forums

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I just deleted an email in Outlook 2007 by accident & now I cant find it in any of my trash folders?

But for some reason it doesnt look like my trash folders are synced up with my godaddy account?

But I looked for the email on the godaddy server & it wasnt in my inbox on their cloud mail client either?

A:Just deleted an email by accident, now I cant find it?

I don't know anything about godaddy, but do they have a spam folder? Chances are that it isn't there either, otherwise your client wouldn't have received it. Do you have the client set to leave the messages on godaddy? If so, either the client or godaddy is haywire. If in neither place, I would say that it is gone, unless you use a file recovery program to search for it.

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I have deleted one of my networks in the Wireless Network Connection box. It now has a red X beside it. How do I get it back?

A:Windows 7, deleted network by accident help!

Not sure I understand, but if I do understand all you should have to do is to connect to that network again.

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Hey Guys I screwed up as follows:

I was fooling around with my graphics drivers and accidentally deleted them. A screen popped up to reboot the computer. It rebooted.

Now whenever I restart my computer, first a microsoft screen appears, then it appears to load but I have no on-screen visual as i get a monitor error message (Not Optimum Mode, Recommended 1920x1200, 60Hz), I am therefore unable to download and install any updated drivers.

What Can I do to restore my Drivers or at least get a visual to Re-install them?

I'm running Windows Vista, and one of the newer NVidia Graphics Cards.

A:Deleted Graphics Drivers By Accident

I believe you'd need to boot into safe mode in order to get the resolution down, or at least that's the easiest way I can think of. Boot into safe mode and allow as much as possible, try installing your drivers from there.

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Ok, so i deleted the 'desktop' folder by accident from the My Documents window (or just above my documents folder)...

Now the 'Desktop icon' at the top of the folder list shows a different set of shortcuts/folders (incl. RecycleBin, Network etc etc)... the now 'yellow' desktop folder that is under the 'user' is messed up.

I've attached 2 screen shots because i'm sure my explanation is poor. Anyway, this is driving me crazy - can't figure it out. I've been messing around with it for hours - at one point i had 'desktop' with about 15 'desktop' subfolders......

help! please!

A:Deleted 'Desktop' folder by accident....

this my be overly obvious but, have you gone into the recycle bin and checked if the folder is still there? if it is, all you need to do is right click on it and select restore.

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The bluetooth driver was accidently deleted from my computer.  I downloaded the driver from the support site, but it's still not working. I can't have it hook up to my printer or my speakers.  What am I doing wrong? Or what else do I need to do?  When I go to the icons in the bottom right corner of my toolbar and select to have the bluetooth icon show icons and notifications, it says this notification icon is not currently active. It will be shown the next time it becomes active.  I have even restarted my computer and it doesn't seem to work.

A:Bluetooth deleted from my computer by accident.

You can acess the Acer eRecovery Mangement to reinstall applications and drivers.
You can attempt a system restore before this issue was created to see if it resolves a couple problems you are having.

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I have done something really stupid... was having mouse problems when I was trying to do something in the sims folder and Accidently deleted the folder from the c:drive.....I was able to undo the delete but NOW I cant uninstall the game to reinstall it.... I tried to do a run on it and restore the system to an earlier point but it wont let me restore far enough back ... So now I have no Idea what to do .. I've tried everything I know to do..... I was trying to fix the problem with Items not showing up in the game... because i did what you sujested in the post but it didnt work ,,,, HELP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

A:deleted sims from c:drive by accident

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The bluetooth driver was accidently deleted from my computer.  I downloaded the driver from the support site, but it's still not working. I can't have it hook up to my printer or my speakers.  What am I doing wrong? Or what else do I need to do?  When I go to the icons in the bottom right corner of my toolbar and select to have the bluetooth icon show icons and notifications, it says this notification icon is not currently active. It will be shown the next time it becomes active.  I have even restarted my computer and it doesn't seem to work.

A:Bluetooth deleted from my computer by accident.

You can acess the Acer eRecovery Mangement to reinstall applications and drivers.
You can attempt a system restore before this issue was created to see if it resolves a couple problems you are having.

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Good afternoon,
Hopefully someone has experienced this and can offer advice.

A user is deleting files, but they are not appearing in the recycle bin

- user is deleting from her computer, and not a network location, or flash drive
- computer is not partitioned - only has a "C" drive
- computer is W7 32-bit
- user is not a local admin
- Use has 6 different recycle bins (right-click on RB desktop icon > properties > recycle bin location); some of the locations are "My Pictures", "My Videos" etc.... We are not able to manage the size of
these locations.
- all of the RB locations are set to "Custom Size"
- have tried:
a. deleting everything out of the RB
b. (running as admin) RD /S /Q C:\$Recycle.bin
c. set to view hidden & system files/folders, gone to "C" and deleted the $RECYCLE.BIN folder. clicked yest at all the prompts, including: Do this for all current items

** after both b & c, rebooted the computer

So far, nothing has worked. Might anyone have any other suggestions?


A:Recycle Bin: deleted items not appearing in recycle bin

Hi jkotsonas, welcome to seven forums.

Not sure if this is your issue, but with different users, each will have his/her own recycle bin and as such, items from one user won't show in another user's bin.

Is this the issue?

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I deleted Advanced video/audio fx engine from my laptop, which is a Dell Inspirion 1525, all by accident. Without install cd, how can i reinstall from my Recovery drive "D"?

A:Advanced video/audio deleted by accident

The best place to start would be to visit the dell support site, navigate to your product page and see if you can download the latest drivers from there. Reinstalling from your recovery drive would probably overwrite a lot of files that you want to keep.



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Hi, this is my first posting. :)

My friend was just infected by Spy Sheriff :( He uses Window XP Home edition. He got instruction from an online support, which part of the procedures is for him to use the CleanUp! software and using Custom CleanUp! which invovles the following:

-> Empty Recycle Bins
-> Delete Cookies
-> Delete Prefetch files
-> Scan local drives for temporary files
-> Cleanup! all users

Once he clicked "OK" to CleanUp!All users, his computer lost all icon images, he cannot see any icon on task bar, I.E. and can't even start some applications. But he still have Spy Sheriff on his wall paper :(

Can this be fixed? how?

Please kindly help ASAP!

A:Deleted all Temp file for all users by accident

Try using XP System Restore.

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I'm new here. Can someone direct me in the direction of where I might find out how to get my sound back. I need to get the software I'm assuming from somewhere, but I'm not sure where to look. My computer didn't come with any back up Windows XP disks.

Any help would be appreciated.

{Mod Edit:Move to more appropriate forum,Also made topic more descriptive.boopme}

A:Deleted Realtek Sound Driver On Accident

I read over the "before you post a question section". I want to apologize now for the lack of info. I've never really had to ask for help before, so I'm not sure what type of info is needed for someone to help me. Thank you for your patience as I learn how to conduct myself properly

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I've been using StyleXP for awhile now. Usually without any trouble. Lately, I haven't been able to change my visual style. When I try to, it just stays at the one I'm currently using. Stupidly, I decided to delete all of the desktop.ini files I could find (in My Pictures, My Music, My Documents) thinking somehow, that would fix it.

It didn't. So now those three folders lost their little special-folder images (as well as the icons for C:, D: etc under 'My Computer', and my VS is still the same. I'm annoyed!. Can anyone help?

A:StyleXP not working & I deleted desktop.ini on accident

Hi toybird

Sorry for the delay in getting a reply to you (been busy). Any luck yet finding a solution?

If not, try these for a quick repair
1) System Restore
2) Uninstall StyleXP
3) Run a Registry Cleaner (CCleaner is effective).
4) Reinstall StypeXP

. . . and anytime you have unexpected system behavior, run some malware scans to rule out unexpected visitors causing havor with your system files.

To try System Restore:
1) Boot your computer into Safe Mode (start tapping the F8 key as the computer is starting up, and select "Safe Mode" from the Boot Menu).
2) Logon as "Administrator".
3) Click on Start/All Programs/Accessories/System Tools/System Restore, and select a restore point from before trouble started.

Try CCleaner to clean up
1) You can download CCleaner here ---
2) Run the "Cleaner" functions to clean up temp files & other accumulating unnecessary files. Then run the "Issues" functions to clear up problems in the Registry. Run the "Issues" functions until CCleaner reports "no issues found."
Best of luck
. . . Gary

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start->control panel
from control panel-> sound,speech and audio devices
from then to sound and audio devices
there it say i have no sound device
help me !
PS: i dont have any disk of my Mother Board!

A:i deleted my audio device by accident and i need it back

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This part of a post farther down........I found the files, I found the page that was deleted going thru google cached links... My question is can I fix my page without totally rebuilding it. I don't even remember how I built it in the first place. The page is really 2 pages and I deleted one by accident. Is there a easy way of fixing this or do I have to rebuild both pages. Please some one if u know please tell me ...
If I can use the cached page what html can I remove to repair it back to the way it was.
Then how do I get it back in the place of the missing page?

puter hater



A:deleted a page by accident can it be fixed using cached

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I accidently deleted the Administrator file and need to know how to get it back where the Owner file is. I moved the file from the Recycle bin by click and hold and moved to desktop. I know I should have restored. Now it has the desktop as its routing (I can't think what else to call it). I can now log on if the error message that says "microsoft cannot log on" stays on the screen long enough to click OK. If the screen does not stay the computer trys to boot up (I guess) but will not do anything until the screen times out and I press a key; than the "microsoft cannot log on" error message will come up and I click OK. Than a screen appears that shows the Owner and I click on it and every thing works all right. I would apprciate any help. Let me know if I need to explain more.

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Hello, a few days ago I deleted the network adapter driver from my laptop by accident after I was having issues with Windows 10. Plugging an Ethernet cable into the laptop will not connect to the Internet (haven't been able to connect via Ethernet for a few years, I've always used wifi). Is there a way to get the driver back without downloading it to a usb and installing?I've tried doing the "scan for hardware changes" option but nothing comes up. The only selection I have under Network Adpaters is VirtualBox Host-Only Ethernet Adapters and I cannot connect using an Ethernet cable.

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Hi everyone...

Thanks in advance for helping me out.

I have both an inspiron 700m and a xps laptop...both dells obv. After breaking my lcd screen in the 700m i sent my computer in to be serviced. When trying to reformat the inspiron I accidently used the xps recovery and reformat disk to try to reinstall everything on the insiron. The trouble now is, all of the drivers are for the xps but are installed to the inspiron resulting in no sound or recognition of the wireless card, etc. I am pretty sure I deleted my inspiron's partition and cannot partake in the Ctrl + F11 command. If anyone knows how to fix this or recover my old inspiron partition and make it to where the inspiron was like new again with all the right drivers it would be a HUUUUUUUUGE help.

Thank you.

A:Deleted Partition of my Inspiron 700m and replaced it with my XPS on accident

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There was another thread about this, but the solution wasn't clearly explained. A user provided the OP with a file, and nothing was said about what to do with the file that was provided. I'm having the same problem, where I deleted the file by accident and now there is no live tile for the desktop anywhere on the start screen, not even in the All Apps category. I can't find it in the Windows Store either. What do I do? Here is a screenshot of the folder that I *think* held the original desktop file.

A:Deleted the desktop start folder file by accident.

hi, go to start screen type in desktop ,you should get at least 3 desktop related apps as a result of the search ,right click on the one that says DESKTOP ,and choose pin to start ,should work did for me yesterday

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Guys I took a hard drive out of a macbook pro and placed it into a external enclosure. I connected it to my pc running vista and I was copying the files from the macbook pro onto my pc and by accident I hit the delete button.

The folder that I deleted is still in the recycle bin, well at least I can see it but the size of it is over 2 gb. I tried to just restore it but that is not working. Thing is I do not need the entire folder just maybe 100 mb of some files that are inside which is just pdf and documents. Any idea on what I can do? I have tried several different types of software and most will not work because I am guessing the macbook pro hard drive is a raw drive.

Thanks guys.

A:Deleted files by needed badly.

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nnnuff said. Thanks. I accidentally deleted MS word from programs/files, and I dont know how to recover it. Is there a way to do this?

A:lost my MSword software, and deleted it from program files on accident. Is there a wa

Yes, Go thru a re-installation and when done you should have it back.

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Hi... I have a Dell Laptop which is running Windows 7. Whenever i try to delete something, the dialogue box asks "would you like to permanently delete this file?" and seems to totally bypass the recycle bin.

I tried right clicking the recycle bin icon to change properties. The options for "Custom size" and "Don't move files to the Recycle Bin. Remove files immediately when deleted" are UNCHECKED but are also both greyed out and cannot be changed! "Display delete confirmation dialog" is not grayed out, and is checked.

Also my C: drive doesn't have the Recycle.bin folder. I tried to fix the Recycle bin settings from command prompt by running : rd /s /q C:\$Recycle.bin. But still after restarting the computer the recycle.bin folder was not there.

Is there any fix for this?

A:My recycle bin isn't working, files are "permanently deleted" bypassing recycle bin,

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This is sooo embarrassing. I periodically accidentally delete and replace my recycle bin, so it's normally not too big a deal. But the other day I cleverly logged on as the System Administrator and found a way to keep all accounts from making changes to display settings, thinking that would keep me from deleting the bin. It didn't. Display SettingsYour system administrator has disabled launching of the Display Settings Control Panel.But now I forget how the Sys Admin (said Dialer, pretending she's not also the Sys Admin) changed the permission so I can reenable it.Can anyone help me, please?

A:Deleted Recycle Bin

Hi can be a bit dangerous around your PC......LOL. But seriously go to run>cmd and type gpedit.msc then go down to user config admin templates and you should find what you are looking for.

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I accidentally deleted the Recycle Bin on the Desktop. How do I get it back?

A:Deleted Recycle Bin

From what I know, it's not possible to delete the Recycling Bin. Are you sure it wasn't a shortcut?Try this.

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Hi guys.
One day on my laptop i accidentally deleted my recycle bin.
I was shocked and didn't know what to do but i found out i had a shortcut and put it on the desktop and it works fine but it does not show when it is empty or full (eg. if it is empty it will still have the rubbish coming out of the top of the bin) is there a way i can restore the original bin to the desktop?
Answers would be appreciated

A:Deleted Recycle Bin

Is this the method you used to restore your icon?

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I have no icons on my desktop; I like it that way. I moved all important ones down to the taskbar. I just accidentally deleted by recycle bin icon. How do I get it back?

A:I deleted my Recycle bin!

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i did a really dumb thing can anyone help please?

A:deleted my recycle bin

i deleted my recycle bin icon from desktop!? where has it gone?

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I accidentally deleted my Recycle bin. How can I restore back my Recyle bin pls. Thanks.

A:Recycle bin deleted-help

Read and follow this tutorial Desktop Icons - Add or Remove
You can easily go to the number 11
11. To Add the "Recycle Bin" Desktop Icon for All Users
Download the registry file on your desktop,click on the file,yes,ok.
Thats it now you have back your recycle bin.

Finish with this step and post back with results\news.

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heys.i accientally deleted my recycle bin.and now i cant find it.
what shud i do guys?

A:deleted recycle bin

Method #1:

1. Right-click an empty area of your desktop
2. Select Properties
3. Click the Desktop tab
4. Click the Customize button
5. Click Restore Default
6. Exit all windows and restart your computer
Method #2:

Note: Be sure to make a backup copy of your registry prior to making any changes.

Go to Start>> Run. Type in: regedit [Enter]

Navigate to: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Desktop\NameSpace

Hold the mouse on NameSpace and right-click once. From the resulting menu, select Edit>> New>> Key

Copy and Paste the following Key code (including the brackets):


Press Enter on your keyboard, exit the registry editor and restart your system.

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I accidently deleted Recycle bin.  How can I get it back?
I was working a little too fast and mistakenly deleted it, instead of opening and choosing files to delete from it.  Now Recycle bin is gone.  What can I do?  How?
Windows Vista Home Premium fully updated, toshiba laptop P305.

A:deleted Recycle Bin -- Help, help, help.

Click Start, and then click Control Panel.
Click Appearance and Personalization, click Personalization, and then click Change desktop icons.
Click to select the Recycle Bin check box, and then click OK.
May work.

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I ran through the steps of going to Personalize-->Change Desktop-->Check box [x] Recycle BinThe only problem is Recycle Bin is greyed out on the check box part. How can I fix this?I've added a picture to help explain further.

A:Deleted Recycle Bin

I'd suggest first backing up your registry. Read the directions for this free tool in order to do that:, copy the stuff inside the code window below:Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

@="Recycle Bin"Create a new text document and paste the above copy into it. Save it with a .reg extension (ie Recycle.reg) - then double click on it and let it merge into your registry. This should restore the Recycle Bin entry in your registry.I got the basics for this tip from here:

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So one of my kids deleted my recycle bin from my desktop and now I can't seem to "Empty Recycle Bin" What do I do?EDIT: Moved to a more appropriate forum

A:Deleted Recycle Bin

Is this XP or Vista?Vista Method #1: 1. Right-click an empty area of your desktop 2. Select Properties 3. Click the Desktop tab 4. Click the Customize button 5. Click Restore Default 6. Exit all windows and restart your computerMethod #2:Note: Be sure to make a backup copy of your registry prior to making any changes.Go to Start>> Run. Type in: regedit [Enter]Navigate to: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Desktop\NameSpaceHold the mouse on NameSpace and right-click once. From the resulting menu, select Edit>> New>> KeyCopy and Paste the following Key code (including the brackets):{645FF040-5081-101B-9F08-00AA002F954E}Press Enter on your keyboard, exit the registry editor and restart your system.To back-up the registryTo backup the registry proceed as follows:1/ Click Start2/ From the menu click Run3/ In the Run dialog box type: regedit4/ The Windows registry Editor will now open5/ Click the File option on the main toolbar and, from the drop down menu, select Export6/ In the Export Registry File dialog box select All7/ Now name the file8/ Finally click the Save button9/ To return the registry back to its original state should something go wrong simply click on the File option on the main registry editor toolbar and then select Import

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When I delete an item, it does not say (do you want to put it in the recycle bin) it says ( are you sure you want to delete this item. ) and if I change my mind and want it back it is not in the recycle bin. nothing goes in there. where does it go?.. I never have to empty it. I don't like that. can some one help me fix the problem. I am not sure even when it started doing that.

A:Deleted items not going in recycle bin

Right click the 'Recycle Bin' on your Desktop. Click Properties. Is 'Do not move files to the recycle bin', checked? Is 'Display delete confirmation dialog', unchecked?

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How can I get it back please.

Running Firefox

A:Solved: deleted recycle bin......doh!!!

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I deleted something from the recycle bin in Windows XP and now I want to get it back. How can I do this, is their any hope or is it just gone forever?

A:Deleted Files and the Recycle bin

There are a number of applications that can help recover 'deleted' files:

<A HREF="">Drive Rescue</A>

<A HREF="">Recover4all </A>

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I recently had my computer upgraded from Windows 2000 to Windows XP. Ever since it has been upgraded, all deleted files are not going to the recycle bin. The recycle bin is empty after I delete files. I tried going to properties>global to see whether "do not move files to the recycle bin" is unchecked. It is unchecked, so I'm not sure what else to do.

Is there anything I can do to restore the function of my recycle bin?

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How do I recover my deleted recycle bin.

A:recycle bin deleted. how to get it back

You can go here, and check the box.

Desktop Icons - Add or Remove

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I give below my computer details :

1. Intel Dual Core Processor
2. Windows Xp Prof Sp3 (latest Windows updated)
3. 1 Tb hard disk divided into 4 partitions each using less than 45% of partition space
4. Maximum size of Recycle Bin (percent of each drive) has been tweaked to 100%
5. Normally all my data files are more than 500 MB to 1500 MB

When some files or directories are deleted by mistake and immediately realizing mistake I try to restore them from Recycle Bin, I find not all but only a few available. There is no chance of deleted data being overwritten by newer files.

I need help for proper tweak or software to ensure all files go to Recycle Bin.

Please help.

A:Deleted files do not go to Recycle Bin

you could right click on the recycle bin icon, and go to properties. See how much space is put aside for the recycle bin, if necessary alter it.

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I have accidentley deleted a file from recycle bin. Can any one tell me how to recover this
file, it was from my documents. Can anyone help me please ?

A:Deleted files from recycle bin

If the file is really valuable stop using your computer right now to avoid overwriting the file. Now wait for further advice and get yourself on to another computer to follow up this thread

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Kind of a funny story but my room mate was using my computer and deleted my recycle bin? Ugh How do I get it back, I don't have any restore points?


A:[SOLVED] Recycle Bin Deleted!?

Hi Matt, just right click your desktop, select Properties. Click 'Change desktop icons' at the top left and you will be able to restore the recycle bin from there.

Hope that helps

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My recycle bin looks empty,but when i "Empty the Recycle Bin" window says
"Are you sure you want to delete these 3 items?" ( I Dont Have Anything In It?)
And when i click "Yes"
"Cannot delete Dc21 : Access is denied." comes up

Please help me if you understand whats wrong im scared its a virus or something

n ive tried "Shown Hidden Files" I still cant see anything or delete it

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The things we delete are not going into the the recycle bin anymore.
I used to be able to delete, it would go to recycle bin, and I could retrieve it. Now it is deleted immediately.
I looked up information to fix it ==I went to the recycle bin, right click, & Properties. THE BOX IS NOT CHECKED to delete immediately.
The space amount is OK. What is wrong???

A:Deleted things not going into recycle bin

Take a look in Windows explorer,and see if there`s more than one instance of the recycle bin.The files may have gone into the other one.You might have to uncheck the "Hide system files" box in Tools/Folder options/View menu to see it.

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yes...i know...stupid and how??

i right clicked to empty it but selected delete by accident ... stupid autopilot

so its gone from the desktop, and no recycle means no open recyle bin and just click restore

ive never done it before therefore im not sure how to fix it my question is how do i get it back??

thanks in advance


A:Accidently deleted recycle bin

There is a setting somewhere.. I forgot where it was.. Look it up

You didn't delete it, just the shortcut (but I didn't even know you could delete that :P)

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How can I recover files deleted from recycle bin??? Or are they permanent gone?

A:Deleted files from recycle bin

Normally they're permanently gone but you can try a recovery program like Recuva to see if it's able to recover the files.

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I am running xp pro. I have a workgroup set up at home and on one of my desktop computers is a shared folder called POSTOFFICE. In this folder I have 5 gigs of school stuff saved. I did a clean install of xp pro on my laptop and I wanted to copy all my files over from POSTOFFICE to my laptop. So I created a shortcut of the shared folder POSTOFFICE on my laptop desktop and then copied the folder out of POSTOFFICE to my laptop's desktop as well. The files I copied was named backup. So on my laptop's desktop I have a shared folder now named POSTOFFICE and another folder named "backup" I didn't want the folder that I just copied over from POSTOFFICE to my laptop in the POSTOFFICE anymore since it would be taking up the 5 gigs on the computer sharing the POSTOFFICE folder. So I went into POSTOFFICE and right-click deleted the folder named backup. But the problem is the folder named "backup" that I had copied from POSTOFFICE to my laptop's desktop dissapeared as well. I looked in the recycle bin on both computers, my laptop and the one sharing the POSTOFFICE folder and nothing was there to restore. I also searched for the "backup" file on both with no resualts. Does anyone know what happend. If so I would so very greatly appreciated your help. I NEED these files back. Thanks to any and all.

A:deleted but cant find in recycle bin.

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Windows:vista home premium 32(Japanese), Email: windows email.

I have noticed recently my deleted emails are not going in to Deleted Folder.
I have also confirmed by Right clicking on Recycle Bin that
"Do not move files to the Recycle Bin.
Remove files immediately when deleted" is not chosen.

Any help will be appreciated.

I have read answers in the forum but did not find suitable one.

Thank you

A:Deleted email not going to Recycle bin

If you go to delted items (Tree showing various folders) and right click and go to proeprties, do you see Deleted Items with an icon of the recycle bin?

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i need help on how to get my recycle bin back on my desktop..thank you

A:i accidently deleted my recycle bin

Did you try right clicking the desktop>personalize>change desktop icons>
tick the recycle bin box>click apply?

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I accidently deleted my recycle bin from my Vista Home Premium Desktop Where can I go to restore it this is so freaking weird I never knew that you can delete your recycle bin please help

A:Deleted Recycle Bin From Vista

1) Right click the Vista Desktop
2) Click on Personalize
3) Select: 'Change desktop icons'
4) At the Desktop Icon Settings, place a tick next to: 'Recycle Bin'.

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When I delete files from Media Centre they do not go to the recycle bin. I seem to remember in the initial set-up the question was asked and I said no (I may be wrong here). Now I would like this to happen but cannot find a setting to change. Does anyone know what to do?

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When I was cleaning up my desktop I decided to delete the recycle bin and move a shortcut to a dock I was using. I deleted the registry key as per instructions I found somewhere on the net (big mistake).
I have replaced the registry key as per instructions but still haven't got my recycle bin back. Any suggestions?

A:How To Replace A Deleted Recycle Bin?

Thanks everyone who read this post.
I have fixed the problem. I deleted the key again and replaced it again then shutdown/restart NOT just restart. Seems to have worked!

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I recently installed vista 32 bit in my PC, I just noticed that the deleted files just don't go to recycle bin..even though I did not
put check mark on "do not move files to recycle bin. Remove files immediately when deleted." under recycle bin property.

Please help..thanks in advance!

A:Deleted files don't go to recycle bin


Try this:

Recycle Bin Corrupted - Cannot Delete File or Folder

Method Two.

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I deleted the recycle bin from the windows vista desk top. How do I get it back?

A:[SOLVED] Deleted the recycle bin.

Hello, welcome to TSF

To get you bin back, right click on your desktop, click Personalisation, Change desktop icons, then re-check Recycle Bin.

Should do the trick.

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How Can I Replace My Recycle Bin. Like A Nut I Deleted It Instead Of Emptying It.

A:Solved: Deleted My Recycle Bin

Right click on desktop choose "personalize" then click "desktop icons" on the left side of window, then tick recycle bin and hit OK.

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When I delete files in Firefox they do not show up in the recycle bin even thou
they appear to have been deleted.

A:Deleted files don't show up in Recycle Bin

There must be a setting somewhere that deletes them without going through the recycle option. I've set all my files do that - maybe just your Firefox files do.

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I had to reformat my hard drive in April due to a virus problem. I had a tech guy from Geeks on Call walk me through it and used all the proper CDs and necessary drivers according to him and Dell technical support both.

On a side note, Dell Technical Support is a nightmare. Geeks on Call was great though.

Anyway I am not pressing shift-delete. The "do not move files to recycle bin" box is not checked in the recycle bin's properties. It is set to take up to 100% of the drive if necessary. I currently run AVG, Ad Aware, and Spybot religiously as well as having Spybot T-Timer running at all times.

The Dell people said to reinstall Windows after a two hour chat session. Since reinstalling windows (following all directions, mind you) is what got me into this mess I would rather not do that. I do back up my data to an external hard drive but it still took me forever to get my laptop up and running after reformatting.

Nothing appears in the recycle bin- not when I use the delete key, not when I right click and select delete, not when I drag the files to the recycle bin.

I use Windows XP, I have done the service pack 2 thing, and this is all on a Dell Inspiron 8500 laptop.


A:Solved: Deleted files do not go to the recycle bin.

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HP Pavilion 511n with WXP Home.
After cleaning it of spyware about 100 or so and several viruses using Nod 32 untivirus and deleting some BS.. HP programs
I got this baby to run great and quite fast (1300 GHZ and a 40 GB drive) you know this Rig was sold without the system and application Recovery Cd's,
but HP has a secret partition (5GB) with everything in it to restore the Rig in it's original state

Now for my problem, the Recycle Bin is not storing the deleted file,
when I delete a file Small 10 KB or larger one let's say 10 MB, or any size,
but not larger that the Bin can hold which is 10% of disk space by default.
the deleted files are deleted for good puff...gone to Mr Gate haven,

in the Recycle Bin property, the box do not move files to the Recycle Bin delete them immediate is "not checked in".
The right click option, "Empty Recycle Bin" is grayed out
I've been trying to fix this problem for a while now, I've even done a non destructive recovery, by rebooting and clicking the F10 key option after the HP splash screen
(this move present you with a screen for a non destructive reinstallation of WXP Home,)

and that went well and without a problem. But the Recycle Bin deleting problem is still there, What can be done to fix this odd problem..

A:My Recycle Bin is not storing deleted stuff

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Hello all!

I am new here and I have a monumental problem...I'm in huge hot water. I accidentally deleted 2 very important files last night from the Recycle Bin.

Somebody in another forum suggested I try one of those data recovery programs...I tried all three. The problem is that they don't know how to find a Gedcom file/.ged. I'm also trying to find the file I deleted from software called "Family Tree Legends" file extension .FTL.

I am on bended knee begging for help...Bueller? Bueller? If I can't recover these files, I'm going to have a meltdown.



A:Solved: Deleted File from Recycle bin 911 911 911

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A user accidently deleted a excel file and asked me if I could retrieve it. It should of been in the recycle bin but it wasn't. I repeated the problem and no deleted files were going there.
Any clues? Tom

A:Deleted Excel files do not go to recycle bin

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When I delete files or shortcuts, they go to my Recycle Bin. The Recycle bin has an icon indicating there are items in it. When I click on the Recycle bin and open it, the deleted files show up for a second or two then disappear. So at this point I'm unable to select and restore deleted files. They are still in the recycle bin, since if I right click on the recycle bin it asks me do you want to delete # items.

I've checked the Recycle Bin properties, and it doesn't have the delete files immediately option selected. My folders properties are set to show all files and file extensions.

Any ideas?

A:Recycle Bin not displaying deleted items

Here are the instructions from the site that issues this patch:
To use the file: Save the REG File to your hard disk. Double click it and answer yes to the import prompt. REG files can be viewed in Notepad by right clicking on the file and selecting Edit.

The website claims that this file will replace and\or repair the registry values for your recycle bin. The Firefox browser will not work when downloading the recycle bin patch. You will have to use Internet Explorer browser.

This patch is only for Windows XP.

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I have accidentally deleted some videos out of my recycle bin.
The computer help says they are gone for good but there is software that can be bought that claims to be able to recover deleted files.

Has anyone any experience to help me - Thanks

A:How to Recover deleted recycle bin contents?


Usually you will need a special software.
For example the application called ?Recover My Files? could do this job?

Google simply for this software or another 3rd party software?

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A:Solved: Deleted 'recycle bin' from homepage,how...

I assume you mean on the desktop?
If you right click on the desktop (screen), choose personalise, on the left side of the box that comes up you will see "Change desktop icons" Click that, and at the top you will see "recycle bin" Tick the box nwxt to it, and its back

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I have just bought a new pc with Vista Home Premium x64. Problem is that the recycle bin won't show deleted items. The bin just looks empty. If I click on empty recycle bin it prompts me if I want to delete these 16 (or whatever number) items, so they must be there but will not display. I have tried displaying hidden files and checked in recycle bin properties that files are not deleted rather than placed in the bin to no avail. If I click restore items nothing happens. Can anyone suggest something please? Thanks

A:Deleted items do not show in recycle bin

Hello willcocks,

You should be able to fix that using this tutorial

Recycle Bin

Hope it helps


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i'm wondering if someone can tell me how i can recover deleted files i have deleted from my recycle bin or when i can find deleted files on my laptop, i am using XP.
Thank you

A:recovering deleted files from recycle bin

If the files are still in the recycle bin then they have not be permantly deleted from your system. So right click on the trash can. Select open. A window will pop up with a listing of all files and folders in the bin. select the file or folder you want then right click on it an select restore.

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My recycle bin in XP is not displaying files that I deleted. It says that it has 10 items when I try to empty it. But it is stuck at having 10 items and not able to see the files that has been deleted. Each time I empty the bin it keeps showing and asking to delete 10 items, i do, it sounds like it works, but i repete and its the same thing over and over again. The Do not move files to the recycle bin has not been checked in The properties of recycle bin. So that is not the problem.
When I delete anything else, it dose delete from the harddrive.
Is there any way to replace the recycle bin program or fix it? How do I fix this problem? Thanks

A:recycle bin in XP not displaying files I deleted HLP

Think I had the same problem a few years back. I installed Norton Systemworks. I read on a Norton website that when you empty the recycle bin there are sometimes hidden files left behind. Norton Systemworks offers a second option to remove hidden files I'm sure.

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Help ! When I delete a doc or file, it does not appear in my recycling bin. There is nothing unusual about the bin properties and I have not selected 'remove files immediately when deleted'. Can anyone suggest a fix?

A:Files deleted not appearing in Recycle bin

How much space do you allot for recycle bin? You have to allot an amount of space for recycle bin on the hard drive, much like with a page file. If you right click on recycle bin and go to properties, it will tell you what %, and if you click on the tabs for each drive individually, It will tell you what numerical value.

If the files you are deleting are bigger than the amount of RB space left empty on the drive, the system prompts you to delete them altogether and then does so if you choose yes.

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I deleted some files but they don't show up in the recycle bin. I checked show hidden files and nothing shows up. Also, when I try to empty the recycle bin, it gives me an error that dc438 is in use.

A:deleted files not showing up in recycle bin

Open the recycle bin and right click on the open space. Select properties. If on the Global tab you have a checkmark in the box by "Do not move files to recycle bin ..." you've found your reason. Otherwise, I have no idea what's happening.

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I was deleting something from recycle bin when I pressed cancel in the middle of it and now the items are gone and I think it only free'd up some of the space it should have by doing it. How do i delete it COMPLETELY?

A:Partially deleted item from recycle bin, now gone?

Hello Green elephant,

You might see if using the tutorial below to fix Recycle Bin corruption may be able to help with this as well.

Recycle Bin Corrupted - Cannot Delete File or Folder

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I have the same problem experienced by dnicke2001 - when I delete files they do not appear in the Recycle Bin. I have followed the instructions given him/her by greyknight17 without any success. I have run a scan in HighJackThis with this result. What do you suggest?

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 3:41:52 PM, on 5/7/2005
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Acronis\Schedule2\schedul2.exe
C:\Program Files\Logitech\iTouch\iTouch.exe
C:\Program Files\Adaptec\Easy CD Creator 5\DirectCD\DirectCD.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\j2re1.4.2_06\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\Creative\ShareDLL\CtNotify.exe
C:\Program Files\Picasa\PicasaMediaDetector.exe
C:\Prog... Read more

A:Deleted Items do not apppear in Recycle Bin

Well...your log is clean. Did you ever have Norton Antivirus on this PC?

Ok..lets try this...

Download KillBox

Open Killbox and Copy & Paste the path to the Desktop.ini for recycle bin.

Click Red X to delete it or Simply Browse to the Directory under C:(root) called RECYCLER

In killbox you may also see in blue the term Directory
Click the Red X to delete it.

Reboot and see if that works. Windows will recreate that file on reboot. If this doesn't work...then it's likely the INFO file may be damaged. Read here on how to fix that...

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Windows 7-SP1

This is only happening on my internal data drive ( E: ), system drive ( C: ) and external drives ( F:, G & H: ) are OK.

If I delete up to 6 items in a single operation (folders, files or a mixture) the items show up in the recycle bin. But if its 36 then 30 items will not be in the recycle bin, and the 6 that are there are not the first or last 6. If its 80 items then 74 wont be in the recycle.bin etc, etc, If I delete 200 items in a single operation from the C: drive then all 200 will be in the recycle bin.

Weird. I tried creating a fresh $recycle.bin on E: (by removing it), that didn't fix it.

This drive also contains E:\RECYCLER\S-1-5-21-117609710-2025429265-682003330-1004 which I believe is the recycle bin contents. If I remove this directory will windows create a fresh one?

I ran chckdsk on the drive in mid-May no errors reported and SMART say its healthy, anyway its not a hardware issue.


A:Not all Deleted items show up in Recycle Bin

As a quick experiment you could use sike command line utility to send files to the recycle bin and see if it acts any differently. The program is free. No nags, tracking or advertisements etc. on my site.

Edit: If you run sike in a command prompt with no params it shpws a usage dialog.

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about 4 months ago, but about every 2 weeks these same items appear in the recycle bin again and I have to delite them again????

I have delited other items from the bin and they do not come back, it's just these 15 items come back to haunt me!!!!




A:This is wierd, I deleted 15 items from recycle bin....

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How to recover?  Have tried a couple of the "free" softwares out there to no avail. 
- easeUS
- Wondershare
- Active File Recovery
Deleted a Word doc from a folder, then deleted it from the recycle bin.  Windows 7 on a work-issue Dell Latitude E6440.  Any help is appreciated.

A:Permanently deleted file from recycle bin

Your chance of success depends very much on the amount of "use" the pc has had since deleting the file from the recycle bin.

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I have a client whose child has deleted his important business files - no back ups
Then, they emptied the recycling bin...
I have tried recuvva, then removed the Hardisk and via Easeus, commercial Stellar data recovery, 7 data recovery and wonder share amongst others - none seem to find the deleted documents....
Ive also tried deleting a test file on my 8.1 machine and nothing finds that either.
Has anyone ever had success in recovering deleted items from win 8.1 recycle bin, if so, what software? Or is it a feature that they are gone forever once deleted due to improved security?
Ive spent hours on this!
Many, many thanks!

A:Can't recover items deleted from recycle bin

Hi HammerJeff Unfortunately, there's never a guaranteed way to recover a file that you deleted. When you delete a file, you have to be sure that you'll never need it back, because the chances of getting it back are really slim. Free data recovery software can only do so much, and none of them even guarantee that they'll recover anything and if they do, it won't be 100% of what was deleted. The same goes for paid software. If that client had important business files that are critical for his job, one solution could be to go to a data forensics company and get them to retrieve the deleted files from the drive. Assuming that no other major read/write operation has been done on the drive that could have completely ereased the trace of these files, they may be able to recover them. However, these kind of services are quite expansive so I hope for your client that if he pays for them, it's worth it.On a side note, the free software I use for data recovery are Recuva, EaseUS Data Recovery and GetDataBackNTFS (there's a portable version made from the paid version). If these fails, I usually tell the person that there's nothing more I can do.Good luck with that client and the case.

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I assume you emptied your recycle bin Many users including myself have had success with Recuva. It is well worth a shot and should be attempted A.S.A.P

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After seeing a couple files permanently delete at unseasonable moments, I now at least enabled deletion confirmation messages. The bug is with the HDD I use for storage, the SSD hosting the OS works according to the recycle bin settings. I tried the classic subterfuge of switching these settings back and forth for both drives, without success though. This is a new installation of 8.1 Pro for me and I think making deletion without confirmation the default behavior was bad move.

A:Deleted files don't go to recycle bin in one of the drives

Was the allocated space perhaps not enough?

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Somehow, beyond me, I've deleted every Word Document in my My Documents file. I quickly checked my Recycle Bin to recover those items, when I found that there is nothing in my Recycle Bin! Then, I ended up pasting every deleted item on my desk top...but, it won't let me open any of these documents. An error message states: "Problem with Shortcut: The item that this shortcut refers to has been changed or moved, so this shortcut will no longer work properly. Do you want to delete this shortcut?"

If anyone has any idea of how to recover these items, it would definitely and most certainly be appreciated!!!!!!

A:Deleted My Documents by mistake! -NOT in Recycle Bin!

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I had a bunch of pictures that I deleted on accident, and then emptied my recycle bin. How can I get them back? I know about using programs such as yodot and disk digger, but when I use them It finds literally thousands of pictures that I am not looking for. Is there an easy way to go about doing this? Or are there any programs any of you recommend to be best for something like this?

A:Recovering pictures deleted from recycle bin

Recuva does a good job !
You can sort by file format, name, location, time... if you use "Advanced mode".
This should give you a better chance of finding the right files.
Success !

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I deleted all my music acidently is there any way to recover it.      Dum  i know.

A:wIndows 10 i deleted all my music in the recycle bin.

If you only deleted them and emptied the Recycle Bin, you can recover them with a data recovery software like Recuva. You see, Windows doesn't actually delete files when you empty the Recycle Bin, they just "disappear" from the computer but are still recoverable by third party software. After a very long time though, those deleted files get overwritten by new files when the hard drive gets filled up and are never seen again. 

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