Windows 10: Recycle Bin often takes a while to empty.

Discus and support Recycle Bin often takes a while to empty. in Windows 10 Software and Apps to solve the problem; What happens is that when it has something like more than 20 files in it, or if any of the files are larger—say, in the order of giga-bytes—then the... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Software and Apps' started by galen_burnett_7, Jul 10, 2024 at 11:42 AM.

  1. Recycle Bin often takes a while to empty.


    What happens is that when it has something like more than 20 files in it, or if any of the files are larger—say, in the order of giga-bytes—then the "emptying bin" dialogue-box will get to "99% completed" but then stay like for a minute or so. Then, hovering over File Explorer will make the message appear in its window-bar that says "File Explorer is not responding". However, it always seems to resolve itself eventually and I don't think I've had it yet fail to empty altogether. Is this normal behaviour please? Also, after emptying the message "Working on it..." will always be displayed inside

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    galen_burnett_7, Jul 10, 2024 at 11:42 AM
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