Windows 10: Corrupted Recyle Bin

Discus and support Corrupted Recyle Bin in Windows 10 Support to solve the problem; I downloaded Malwarebytes and after I ran it, my recycle bin became corrupted. Instead of just restoring everything, as I should have, when a prompt... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Support' started by rosawoodsii, Sep 2, 2018.

  1. rosawoodsii Win User

    Corrupted Recyle Bin


    I downloaded Malwarebytes and after I ran it, my recycle bin became corrupted. Instead of just restoring everything, as I should have, when a prompt came to empty it, I clicked yes, because I "knew" there was nothing in there that I wanted to save. However, I keep getting a prompt about a file named policy.js.data, which it won't allow me to delete. I found an old thread, which told how to delete the recycle bin, but it tells me I have to have administrator permissions. Well, I have them, and it's not recognizing me as an administrator. What now?

    ETA: There are two other files as well, but when I cancel the operation, the recycle bin shows as empty. Yet, if I reboot or click on the icon, I get the same message about corruption.

    :)
     
    rosawoodsii, Sep 2, 2018
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  2. MartinDK Win User

    Can't Pin Windows 10 Recycle Bin to Taskbar

    Hi - you can fix this problem by first creating a shortcut for the recyle bin. Once you've done this you'll be able to pin it to your start menu and the taskbar. For some reason if you don't use a shortcut you can only pin the recycle bin to the start menu
    and not the taskbar. So here are the steps you need to do in full..

    • go to desktop and make sure you've got 'show desktop' icons selected so you can view the desktop icons including the recyle bin.
    • right click the recycle bin and choose the option to create a shortcut. This creates a short cut icon to the recyle bin on the desktop (yes, of itself pretty useless but it is this that fixes the problem for us!)
    • now select and right click the shortcut you created in Step 2. above and choose the option to 'pin to start'. This creates a tile on your start menu to the recycle bin.
    • goto the Start Menu and choose the recyle bin tile you created in step 3. right click this and you'll now see there is an option to pin it so the taskbar. All should now be working and you'll have a shortcut to your recycle bin on both your start menu and
      on the taskbar.

    Quite why MS should make achieving this simple objective so very difficult is one of the great mystries of the 21st Century!?
     
    MartinDK, Sep 2, 2018
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  3. vishnuvarman Win User
    About $recyle bin and system volume information files

    i am using windows 10. In all my local disk it shows $recyle bin and system volume information. is that a malware? If then how can I delete it?
     
    vishnuvarman, Sep 2, 2018
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  4. BeverlyAbinanti Win User

    Corrupted Recyle Bin

    Error code "0x80004005 when trying to clear item from recyle bin.

    Error code "0x80004005 when trying to clear item from recyle bin.

    Help, how do I get the file off my machine?
     
    BeverlyAbinanti, Sep 2, 2018
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