Reset the Recycle Bin In Windows Vista

Sometimes it happens that your recycle may be corrupted or may be prevented you from deleting the files from it. But need not to be worry here I am giving some simple steps with the help of which you can get the full functionary of your Recycle Bin.

But before doing anything first you need to view the hidden files and folders as well as protected operating system files of your computers. But if you do not know then just follow the following:

  1. Do simple click on the Start button of your computer.
  2. Then select Computer.
  3. Then just press the Alt button of your keyboard and hold it.
  4. Your Menu will appear in front of you.
  5. Then choose Tools.
  6. Again from the same menu select Folder Options.
  7. Now select the View tab.
  8. Under the hidden files and folder select Show hidden files and folders button.
  9. Also unclick on the Hide protected operating system files.
  10. Now click on the OK button.
  11. And finish it.

Your hidden system files will be appeared in front of you. Then do the following.

Do the following work on your Recycle Bin:

  1. First select your C:\, which means thee specific drive where your operating system vista is installed.
  2. Then find $ Recycle bin.
  3. Do delete your $Recycle.Bin, you can do it easily just by right clicking on the file and by selecting Delete.
  4. In this matter you may face some option like “You want to delete this folder permanently.”
  5. Then click on the yes button.
  6. Now it will ask you to confirm the action.
  7. Just click on the continue button.
  8. Now the UPS prompt will appears in front of you.
  9. Just click on the continue button.
  10. Next one option opened in front of you “You want to permanently delete this folder.”
  11. Then again click on the yes button.
  12. If you do the previous correctly then delete file dialogue will appear in front of you.
  13. Then just click on the Do this for all current items from the checkbox.
  14. Next click on the yes button.
  15. Next you have to confirm that you want to delete each and every file, so click on the checkbox.
  16. After that just restart your computer.
  17. Now you can get your recycle bin fully functional again.
  18. Then again hidden the system files and folder.
  19. So how simple is that, just try it today and enjoy.