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can't empty recycle bin


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ok i don't reall get whats goin on but heres the sitch.

i put acouple of thing in the bin and tryed to delete them and i get this
http://img283.echo.c...?image=19wk.png
so then i tryed to resotor the files and 1 just kinda dissapered. it say its still in there when i try to empty it again (coz it still looked full after restorin the items.
so i clicked on the bin to hilight the file its not showin up but it seys its still in there.

i don't know what to do can someone help me
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http://www.kellys-ko...om/xp_qr.htm#rb
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Do a SUBST DRIVER: /D

whats that???
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a dos/command line command

start > run
SUBST DRIVER: /D
enter

if you do not have a virtual drive, skip that
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ok i tryed the one below the virtural drive one coz i'm not sure if i have a virtural drive.
anyway this is what it said

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hmm, sorry, some of that is old

Go to Start > Run, type
CMD
<enter>

type
cd..
<enter>
cd..
<enter>

then, type
attrib -s -h recycler
<enter>

Then type:
del recycler
<enter>

answer yes

reboot

Then delete a junk file, and empty the recycle bin
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ok it works now
thankz for all ur help
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sorry about the confusing redirect....was trying to save time so I could answer more problems and sent you off on a bad link....fingers hurt form typing too much today
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