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Desktop freezes when I empty Recycle Bin.

  1. #1


    Posts : 7
    Windows 8

    Desktop freezes when I empty Recycle Bin.


    When I right click the Recycle Bin and click Empty Recycle Bin, the desktop freezes: the desktop become unclickable; if I click anywhere on the desktop, it just gives me a "ding" sound.
    Everything else works fine, like icons on the dock is clickable, I can go to start and open an app etc.

    The way I can empty the recycle bin is open the recycle bin and empty it within the folder.

    What seems be the problem? Thanks

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  2. #2


    USA, Idaho
    Posts : 1,062
    Win 8, (VM win7, XP, Vista)


    Sky,

    Not sure what the problem is (my system does not have this problem), so I did a Google search and came up with this LINK. Hope this helps. Good luck.

    BTW "Welcome to the Eightforums." . . .
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Desktop freezes when I empty Recycle Bin.
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