Recycle bin OS XP will not show deleted files

Discussion in 'Computer Support' started by Joev, Sep 1, 2004.

  1. Joev

    Joev Guest

    Deleted files do not show in recycle bin.
    I tried google for a solution but kept coming up without the help I
    needed, so I am hoping someone here will be able to help.
    Joev, Sep 1, 2004
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  2. Joev

    philo Guest

    right click on the recycle bin and look at "properties"

    if the box that says "do not move files to the recycle bin"
    is checked...uncheck it
    philo, Sep 1, 2004
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  3. Joev

    Joev Guest

    That is not checked and has not been.
    When files are deleted a popup asks do you want to send the file to
    the recycle bin. I answer yes and then check, and nothing in the
    recycle bin.
    Joev, Sep 1, 2004
  4. Joev

    joevan Guest

    Just a chance question.
    Are you using any tweak programs? I had a similar thing once and it
    was cured by restoring the settings in Tweak now powerpak.
    joevan, Sep 1, 2004
  5. Joev

    Ron Martell Guest

    In Windows Explorer check the contents of the \Recycled folder
    (\Recycler if your hard drive is using NTFS) on your hard drive. Do
    the deleted files show up there?

    Try using Disk Cleanup to empty the Recycle bin. That may reset

    Good luck

    Ron Martell Duncan B.C. Canada
    Microsoft MVP
    On-Line Help Computer Service

    "The reason computer chips are so small is computers don't eat much."
    Ron Martell, Sep 1, 2004
  6. Joev

    Joev Guest

    Thank you for the suggestion. It was the tweak program. All is fine
    now after I restored the settings.
    Joev, Sep 1, 2004
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