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Recyclers on External Hard Drives


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Denisejm

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I noticed that some of my ext hdds have several Recyclers and some of them are over a year old. What use do they serve and can they be deleted without causing problems to the drive?
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if you have ever had norton on your computer it will take linux to remove them as they are protected even after uninstalling norton...a PITA for sure...
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I never had norton installed in my PC, I've always used Avast. Can I just delete them? Can you also tell me what they are, just out of curiosity?

Edited by Denisejm, 29 September 2008 - 01:23 PM.

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lowdown is recyclers folder are is here...at the bottom it has what you need to type into a dos box to empty out the folders
you will have to adjust the drive letter accordingly...
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Thanks. I always like learning these things, and now my recyclers are empty :)
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your welcome...and thanks for letting us know... :)
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