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Recycle Bin

by Miss Dixi / November 20, 2010 10:20 AM PST

When I right click on my recycle bin icon, the "empty recycle bin" is grayed out. When I open the full menu, it is still grayed out. The only way I can empty the recycle bin is with a third-party program. What is going on and what should I be doing about it? Thanks in advance!

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recycle bin
by Miss Dixi / November 20, 2010 10:21 AM PST
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Sorry...forgot to add important info! I am running a HP Pavilion with Windows Vista Home Premium 64bit.

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restoring recycle bin
by wb2001 / November 20, 2010 1:29 PM PST
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This may help:

Right click on the desktop. Click Personalize.
Left side under Tasks, click on Change dsktop icons.
Make sure Recycle Bin has a check mark.

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recycle bin
by Miss Dixi / December 11, 2010 3:24 AM PST
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Sorry did not work. Sad what next?

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Did you
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 11, 2010 3:45 AM PST
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