Windows 10: Restore in Recycle bin not working

Discus and support Restore in Recycle bin not working in Windows 10 Network and Sharing to solve the problem; I had a file in my RecycleBin - Rt clk Restore - did not reach the destination. Pretty sure of the file name/path - did not reach the original... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Network and Sharing' started by SB.Tiger, May 22, 2019.

  1. SB.Tiger Win User

    Restore in Recycle bin not working


    I had a file in my RecycleBin - Rt clk Restore - did not reach the destination. Pretty sure of the file name/path - did not reach the original location.

    Simply vanished - cant search for that file anywhere in the system

    :)
     
    SB.Tiger, May 22, 2019
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  2. Jan Del Win User

    recycle bin

    Hi George,

    To prevent your files from being deleted from the Recycle Bin, we suggest increasing the maximum file size your Recycle Bin can keep by following the steps below:

    • Right click on the Recycle Bin icon.
    • Under the Settings for selected location, select Custom size.
    • Fill up the box for your allotted maximum file size for your Recycle Bin.
    Let us know if you need further assistance.
     
    Jan Del, May 22, 2019
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  3. tmhanser Win User
    Restoring Many Files from Recycle Bin


    I'm stuck here - need some help.

    I have an external USB drive that I keep my music files on, and I decided I wanted to clean up the hundreds of systems files left behind from Mac OS X. They're everywhere on this USB drive and I wanted to remove them, since I work with hidden system files turned ON in Windows 10.

    I searched for all of these hidden files, and sent them to the Recycle Bin. There are SO MANY files that it literally chokes the best Dell Precision towers I work with when you open the Recycle Bin. I wanted to check one last time before I empty the Recycle Bin and make sure there isn't something I want to actually keep.

    But for some reason I can't seem to see these files in the Recycle Bin - it says "working on it" but nothing ever changes, even after hours of waiting. There is a green progress bar across the top, but it never ends and the files never appear listed in the window below.

    At this point I'm stuck and I can't empty the Recycle Bin and I can't restore these files. I suspect there are SO MANY files that the system can't list them or restore them.

    Any suggestions?

    Thanks.
     
    tmhanser, May 22, 2019
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  4. Restore in Recycle bin not working

    Lost Recycle Bin in Windows 10

    Hello,

    We highly suggest to follow the steps below:

    • Click the Start button , type desktop icons into the search box, and then click Show or hide common icons on the desktop.
    • In the Desktop Icon Settings dialog box, do one of the following: To hide the Recycle Bin, clear the Recycle Bin check box. ...
    • Click OK.

    Let us know how it goes.
     
    Trixie Mop, May 22, 2019
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