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Recycle Bin Problem

When trying to empty the Recycle Bin this popup comes on
"Error Deleting File or Folder
Cannot remove folder Dd143: Access is denied.
Make sure the disk is not full or write-protected and that the file is not currently in use."
All other files and folders are deleted. When I open the Recycle Bin I find two folders:
"Dd34 D:\RECYCLER\S-1-5-21-606747145-764733703-725345543-1004
Dd142 D:\RECYCLER\S-1-5-21-606747145-764733703-725345543-1004"
Notice that there is no Dd143
When checking properties of Dd34 this is what is found:
Dd34
Type: File Folder
Origin: S-1-5-21-606747145-764733703-725345543-1004
Size: 0 bytes
Created Monday, August 20, 2012, 6:32:29 PM
Deleted Tuesday, August 28, 2012, 4:00:32 PM
Attributes (compressed checked, but grayed out)
I have been reluctant to try the "restore" function because hard drive D (a secondary slave drive) is functioning well and I don't want to mess it up, because this is where most of my data is stored. Do you think if I try the recycle bin restore function it will not harm my D drive, assuming that is where it will restore the deleted files to? This is not a major problem, just an annoyance every time that I empty the recycle bin.
Computer is generic with XPSP3 with the Master Drive C partitioned (Drives C and E) and the Slave drive is D

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Not much new here.
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PS. Forgot to share the usual bug.

If you have icon view turned on, and this is a video or jpg in there, it can do that. There is no planned fix for that bug. Only workarounds.
Bob

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Found the solution

Sorry that it has taken so long for me to respond to your post. I have been away from my computer for a few days and when I got back I did some more research on the Recycler problem. First I deleted all but one of the Recycler files from my D drive (was unable to delete one of them because I got the same popup that I did from my C drive recycle bin when I tried to delete the same file. Then I found something new, my recycle bin would only show one deleted file but when I clicked on empty the recycle bin it asked if I wanted to delete all 3 files - 2 of which were now invisible (the same ones listed on my original post - but now invisible.) Further research had me going to the Command Prompt and doing all sorts of things that I did not really want to do, but then I came across a post where someone had used Unlocker (which I have and had tried to use to delete these two files without success). But I had not thought of moving the files, just trying to delete them. Well, I followed these steps and now have succeeded in getting rid of the recycler items from my recycle bin and also the Recycler Folder from all of my internal and external drives. So, for anyone else who has this problem, this is an easy way to solve the problem

1.First open UnlockerAssistant.
2.Then try to empty the bin (that wont delete) and after that comes Unlocker and asks what you want to do.
3.Choose MOVE the locked folders to your desktop. (Now the folders or files are on your desktop but they are not hidden anymore!)
4.Take something else (a document or whatever) and put it in the bin and empty it like normal. (Now the bin should look normal again) :
5.Now rename those Dd folders on your desktop and turn off write protection on them.
6.Then throw them in the bin and delete them as normal.

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Thanks. My way.

I boot up my LiveCD or LiveUSB of Ubuntu and delete what I want without so much as a peep/complaint.

Sometimes I feel like this power tool is just what I needed for all those years.
Bob

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