Recycle bin Corrupted in Windows®
What are the reasons due to which Windows Recycle Bin is corrupted?
The Windows Recycle Bin is the place where the data is stored after we delete from any location. Whenever there is a need to restore data, you might use a Recycle Bin. When the data is restored in recycle bin, all the data will be sent back to where it was deleted. The Windows recycle bin is a very critical file in the Windows. Sometimes the Windows Recycle Bin might get corrupted. When the Recycle Bin is corrupted then it affects the performance of the computer. You need to troubleshoot the computer to resolve the issue of Recycle Bin. The Recycle Bin is a critical system file. Malware might get into the computer and affect the Recycle Bin. Bad sectors in the hard disk might also affect the Recycle Bin.
The following are some of the tips to fix the corruption of Recycle Bin in Windows:
- Access command prompt
- Using commands
- Reinstall Windows
Access command prompt
You need to open command prompt. Press F8 key in the Windows start up. You need to select 'Safe Mode with Command Prompt'. This option is available after selecting the start up options. You will see a command prompt, or 'C:'. You need to select the Command Prompt and after that, you need to type the command 'CD' for accessing the feature in it.
You need to type 'attrib --s --h recycler' in the Command Prompt Window. After entering the command, you need to press Enter. Access to the protected file is achieved through the command prompt. After that, make sure that you enter the command 'Del Recycler'. This is very essential. After that, you need to reboot the computer. Now the issue must be resolved.
If the above steps didn’t resolve the issue, you might need to reinstall Windows. Reinstalling Windows is very essential when you are not able to resolve the corrupted Windows. Make sure that you have a genuine Windows CD/DVD for reinstalling Windows. You need to make sure that you follow the instructions correctly. You might also use a recovery partition.
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