Windows 10: File Explorer/Recycle Bin Issue

Discus and support File Explorer/Recycle Bin Issue in Windows 10 Support to solve the problem; Hi guys. Wondering if you can help me with a little annoyance. Basically when I delete files or folders I do not need, file explorer will not... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Support' started by AntJac, May 2, 2016.

  1. AntJac Win User

    File Explorer/Recycle Bin Issue

    Hi guys. Wondering if you can help me with a little annoyance.

    Basically when I delete files or folders I do not need, file explorer will not refresh or bring up a dialogue box saying "Are you sure you wish to send this file to recycle bin?". When I delete it, the file or folder stays there and when I try to delete it again it says it is not on that location. If I go up a level and back down the file I deleted is gone.

    Recycle Bin also does not show it has a file or folder in it unless I refresh the desktop and the icon changes to the correct state.

    It does not happen a lot but it has happened more than once. Not a major issue just wondering what it is really.

    Many thanks guys

    AntJac, May 2, 2016

  2. Windows 10 file explorer permanently deletes photos but not other files

    When I delete photos in Windows 10 file explorer, they are permanently deleted rather than going to the recycle bin. Other file types are going to the recycle bin. I've looked at recycle bin settings, and the 'permanently delete' option is NOT checked.
    How can I ensure deleted photos go to the recycle bin?
    MartinColston, May 2, 2016
  3. How do I restore files from the recycle bin of a system image? (windows 7 backup)

    that's what happens to files in the recycle bin

    they get renamed when placed into the recycle bin

    otherwise it would be impossible to delete any file or folder with the same name of one already in the recycle bin

    when accessing an online recycle bin through the recycle bin folder in explorer you don't see the actual folder

    but a pseudo folder and a background process that reads the database file of the changed names to display the original file names

    when you access an offline recycle bin by manually navigating the folders,

    none of the original file / folder names will be seen

    you need to find that database file in the offline recycle bin

    open it and search for the original file name to find the recycle bin name corresponding to the original file name
    Locutus deBorg, May 2, 2016
  4. RolandJS Win User

    File Explorer/Recycle Bin Issue

    You're missing the delete confirmation, which I've lived without for years, properties can bring the menu in which you can reClick the checkbox for folder/file deletion confirmation. Concerning the nonRefreshment until you do it manually, I'm wondering what security / monitoring / folder/file history maintenance shields are running.
    RolandJS, May 2, 2016
  5. AntJac Win User
    Thank you for the response. How would I find out regarding the shield's?
    AntJac, May 2, 2016
  6. RolandJS Win User
    I'm at school, I won't be online actively very long, only bits and pieces. I only mentioned shields 'cause in the times past I had them a little too assertively set, so I dialed 'em back some, and some of the nonRefreshment went away. Wait for others to enter in and help get you closer to a solution *Smile
    RolandJS, May 2, 2016
  7. AntJac Win User
    AntJac, Apr 4, 2018

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