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Recycle Bin Recovery Software

  • Recover files lost after emptying Windows Recycle Bin
  • Restore large deleted files, which bypass Windows Recycle Bin
  • Retrieve different types of files that are deleted from Recycle Bin
  • Rescue Recycle Bin from Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Windows Vista & Windows XP
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Unable To Delete Files from Recycle Bin Windows 10

Hi, I am here with a problem, please help me to resolve it. Actually, I use Windows 10 computer, from two days I am trying to delete few files from my recycle bin, but the system is not letting me to delete. I don’t want to try the Empty Recycle Bin option, as I want to restore few files from it. But unfortunately, the restore option also not working. I don’t know what to do? Please suggest me what should be done in this situation.


By seeing the above problem, it is understood that this user wants to restore and delete some files from Recycle bin. The reason behind this problem could be corruption to recycle bin. So when it comes to deletion and the restoration process, first it is suggested to concentrate on restoration of files. Once the files are restored successfully, we can go for file deletion.

How to restore files from corrupt recycle bin?

To restore files from damaged recycle bin, you need to take help of Recycle Bin Recovery Software. Follow these simple steps to retrieve your files. .

Step 1: Download Recycle Bin Recovery Software on your Windows computer

Step 2: Launch the application and click on Recover Files option

How to Recover Deleted Files which bypass Windows Recycle Bin - Main Screen

Figure a: Main Window

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Step 3: Then from the two option select Lost File Recovery option and proceed

Step 4: Then from the list of drives, select the drive having recycle bin (Example C: Drive)

Step 5: Let the software scans the drive completely

How to Recover Deleted Files which bypass Windows Recycle Bin - Choose Drive

Figure b: Select Partition / Drive

Step 6: Then a new window comes up with list of recoverable files in Data View/File Type View formats

Step 7 : Check-mark the files that you wanted to restore and go to next step

Step 8:Lastly, select the desired location to save the recovered files

How to Recover Deleted Files which bypass Windows Recycle Bin - Recovered Files

Figure d: View Recovered Files

Note: You can use the same steps to recover deleted photos after emptying recycle bin, recycle bin files lost after the system update and all other data loss situations related to recycle bin


Once your files are safely restored, now it’s time to delete the unwanted files from corrupt recycle bin. As you have restored important files from recycle bin, you can now use Empty Recycle bin option, for that:

Way 1: Go to Recycle Bin icon, right-click on it and select Empty Recycle Bin option from the list

Way 2: Open Recycle Bin, click on Manage from the menu bar and select Empty Recycle Bin option

Way 3:

  • Go to Access Settings
  • Chose Storage and then This PC under Storage
  • Hit Temporary files and recycle bin option
  • Select Empty recycle bin and hit Delete


If you are unable to empty the recycle bin then, use the following method:

  • Open Command Prompt by Start > All Programs > Accessories > Command Prompt
  • Type the following command in it
  • rd/s C:\recycler or rd/s /q C:\$Recycle.bin

  • Close the Command Prompt window
  • Refresh and check recycle bin, it should be empty now.

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