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Recycle Bin is giving error message – How to do?

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on April 8th, 2013 | Leave a comment

When trying to delete a file or folder, you may receive the following error message: “The Recycle Bin on (drive letter):\ is corrupt or invalid. Do you want to empty the Recycle Bin for this drive?”

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Such a Recycle Bin error message may stop you from deleting the undesired files and folders correctly, and sometimes will make the computer run incorrectly. Don’t worry if your Recycle Bin is giving error messages as here, you will get some solutions on how to do.

The first thing you should do to deal with the Recycle Bin error is to thoroughly scan your computer to ensure that it is clean and with no virus infected. All PC threats including viruses, spyware programs are able to attack and remove any files from the computer. Once a certain system required file is deleted by viruses or spyware, the system will fail to read it and results in the constant Recycle Bin error message. So do remember to detect your computer and remove all PC threats from your computer.

If you have ever removed the computer viruses but the Recycle Bin is still giving error message, directly follow these steps to make sure that all files are clean & compact on the computer:

*Insert your Windows installation disk into your DVD player and restart your computer.
*Then, you should select the Language, Time and Currency and Keyboard boxes in the nest appearing screen.
*When these two options appear: “What to know before installing Windows” and “Repair your computer”, click on “Repair your computer”
*Depending on what your own operating system, Windows will find the installation directory for your system.
*When the next screen appears with a box called Recovery Options, select the first option – Startup Repair.
*Then, you will see a message saying “Startup Repair is checking your system for problems…” and follow the on-screen steps to continue.
*In many situations, you will be prompted to reboot when the scan & repair finishes.
*At this point, you can try removing your unneeded files/folders again to see whether the Recycle Bin is still giving some error messages.

Thirdly, take several minutes to check and fix Windows registry errors when trying to permanently get rid of the constant Recycle Bin error message. We know that it is a place to store all hardware and software data to tell the system when and how to perform them correctly. However, the more data is stored, the larger it becomes and the more errors it will generate such as Windows 7 Display Error. When the system cannot locate its required entries to perform a file/folder delete operation, an error message will happen. To fix it, just:

*Click Start, and then click Run.
*In the Open box, type regedit, and then click OK to bring in the Registry Editor.
*Locate and right-click the following subkey: QUOTES=”YES”>HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Classes\C lsid\{645FF040-5081-101b-9F08-0AA002F954E}\Shell\Norton unerase
and then click Delete on the shortcut menu.
* Click Yes when the confirmation message appears.
*Quit the Registry Editor.
*Double-click Recycle Bin to see whether you are able to perform delete operations on files or folders or not.

In many cases, the Recycle Bin error will be fixed after the above modifications; but a minor mistake within the registry will bring in more serious problems to the PC as it is so complicated for all users to modify it manually. If you are not an advanced computer user, you’d better download and run a registry cleaning tool to do the job for you. It automatically scans the whole PC and fixes all broken, missing, corrupted entries within clicks, returning you an error-free computer within clicks.

Your Recycle Bin is giving error messages and you do not know how to do? Run Registry Easy here to completely scan the whole PC and remove all errors inside the system. Then, you will soon enjoy an error-free computer within clicks.

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