Re: Recycle Bin won't empty
"Curt" <Curt@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> It wont' let me restore it either.
> "Rock" wrote:
>> "Curt" <Curt@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote
>> > I'm having troubles with the Recycle bin. It wouldn't let me move the
>> > windows.old folder when I was done with it, so I had to move the
>> > folders
>> > in
>> > individually. The only folder remaining now in the recycle bin is the
>> > windows folder from the windows.old folder. The problem is, the
>> > recycle
>> > bin
>> > won't delete it. I've tried Shift Delete, delete in safe mode, restore
>> > the
>> > file (which it doesn't), cut and paste. Any suggestions? Anyone else
>> > having
>> > an issue like this?
>> Maybe restore it from the recycle bin then take ownership of it. Go to
>> Start | Help and Support, search on Ownership and look under
>> "access denied" when opening files or folders for how to do this. Then
>> delete it.
Have you tried safe mode? Or maybe try a system restore to before you
deleted windows.old. I don't know if that will restore it.
Rock [MVP - User/Shell]