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Recycle Bin or Recycler ?


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Woyh

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I'm not sure when the change occured exactly, but I thin I used to have a "Recycle Bin" folder on my disk in Windows 2000. Now I have a "Recycler" folder with a single file inside marked by the Recycle bin icon. I know what use they serve, I did reinstall windows in between and I changed from FAT32 to NTFS, so it's not like I', wondering how it could change.

I'd just like to know if someone knows when this change occurs and why ? Is it security related (with some windows update), filesystem related (FAT32->NTFS) or something else ?

Thanks
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Hey there Woyh, welcome to Geeks To Go Forums.

The folder you see with recycle bin in there is normal. This change may of occured when you updated Windows or if you set folder options to "Show all hidden and system files".

Anything else???? :whistling:
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http://support.micro...kb/171694/en-us

as to why you're all of a sudden seeing the recycler folder...i don't know
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Thanks for the welcome spike_hacker_inc.

Well the Recycle bin folder was visible from the begining, since I always make all my files and extensions visible...for as long as I can remember.

It's apparent from the Microsoft document that "Recycle Bin" and "Recycler" folders are the same thing...BUT "Recycler" is for NTFS, so that's what brought about the change.

Thanks for the help.
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