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    SOLVED Recycle Bin Files are hidden

    Thank you again for your follow through. By re-plugging each drive and checking the recycle bin, I was soon able to find the culprit. It had a folder "Recycler". In that folder there were two files/folders with long numbers/names which could not be opened. I simply used Delete ...deleted them...
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    SOLVED Recycle Bin Files are hidden

    A MIRACLE!! I just unplugged all of my external hard drives and now suddenly, the deleted files in the Recycle Bin on drive C: (the internal drive) are VISIBLE!! Hurray. I should have tried it earlier but never thought of trying it until now. Next, I will re-install each external (I have 9)...
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    SOLVED Recycle Bin Files are hidden

    Thanks very much for your concern, Trainable Man. You are, of course, correct. In the beginning, I WAS anxious to save the deleted files long enough to look at them and see whether I wanted to recover any. Since then I have just been concerned about the FUTURE and am desperate to get to be...
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    SOLVED Recycle Bin Files are hidden

    Thanks David. I did that and it removed the recycle bin from Drive C: I then deleted some files from C: and,of course, the recycle bin reappeared, but the files are still invisible. By using Properties, I can see that the deleted files are there but they can't be seen. Out of curiosity: One...
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    SOLVED Recycle Bin Files are hidden

    I cannot SEE any files in any Recycle Bin and therefore cannot select which deleted files to restore or delete permanently. Using Folder Options/View, the "Show Hidden Files, Folders and Drives" is checked. The "Hide Protected Operating System Files" is unchecked. Using "Properties" on the...
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