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yeep this problem had been around for about 3 months
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Try here

http://www.geekstogo...ws-XP-t138.html

Windows XP repair feature won't delete your data, installed programs, personal information, or settings. It just repairs the operating system

You will need to install all updates for XP after this
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ok thanks man, ill give it a try
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If that doesn't work, (it most likely will) try this.

Copy & paste the text in bold below into notepad and save it as recyclerem.bat
(Set filetype to "All Files")


attrib -r -s -h %systemdrive%\Recycler
del %systemdrive%\Recycler
attrib -r -s -h %systemdrive%\Recycled
del %systemdrive%\Recycled
shutdown /r /t 0 /f


Close all programs and doubleclick recyclerem.bat

Your computer will reboot and you will have a shiny new (empty) recycle bin.

Edit: By Metallica

Edited by OwNt, 01 October 2005 - 05:15 PM.

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IT WORKED!! thankyou very much
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