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shai234

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Recycle bin will not empty
« on: August 10, 2009, 05:11:22 AM »
The recycle bin looks empty, but when I try to empty it, I get an error message: "There is not possibility to empty the recycle bin: there is no possibility to read the file or the disk defined as origin". The file that is not deleted is an flv file. I tried to run CCleaner, but it did not help.
I  read in web forums that a virus can cause this problem: can it be a virus infection that cause it?

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Re: Recycle bin will not empty
« Reply #1 on: August 10, 2009, 05:22:36 AM »
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"There is not possibility to empty the recycle bin: there is no possibility to read the file or the disk defined as origin".

I've never seen that message before.


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I  read in web forums that a virus can cause this problem: can it be a virus infection that cause it?

Sure it can.  How about doing a scan on your computer with avast to find out?  If nothing shows up, try a boot-time scan.

http://www.malwarebytes.org could be a good tool to use as well.

Best of luck.
For generic computer (not avast) problems, you can also visit my forum for help: http://www.jacobytech.net/forum

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Re: Recycle bin will not empty
« Reply #2 on: August 10, 2009, 03:13:30 PM »
Thank you, scythe944. I solved the problem.

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Re: Recycle bin will not empty
« Reply #3 on: August 10, 2009, 03:47:54 PM »
Can you explain what you did to resolve it, that might help others ?
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Re: Recycle bin will not empty
« Reply #4 on: August 10, 2009, 03:52:47 PM »
Glitch maybe?^^

Maybe hallucination due to lack of sleep?^^

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Re: Recycle bin will not empty
« Reply #5 on: August 12, 2009, 06:06:40 AM »
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Maybe hallucination due to lack of sleep?^^

Could be.  I have them all the time, as seen by some of my posts.
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