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How to remove $RECYCLE.BIN Folder from windows?

Many times in our PC we saw one hidden folder named $RECYCLE.BIN in windows 8 which is same as the recycler folder in windows XP. If $RECYCLE.BIN appears on your PC then don’t worry it is not actually a virus , many people thinks that it is a virus and they are trying to delete that folder by pressing delete button or by anti-virus software but at last they find that $RECYCLE.BIN is still there.

You know $RECYCLE.BIN is not a virus, actually $RECYCLE.BIN is created by windows to hold the temporary files which are deleted from PC, means if you delete any file or folder or run disk cleanup on your PC then that file or folder will be placed in the $RECYCLE.BIN folder as a backup of the deleted file or folder until you delete or recover that file or folder permanently.

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Now coming at the topic I know if you are suffering from $RECYCLE.BIN folder problem then surely you want to remove RECYCLE.BIN  from your PC but unfortunately you can’t delete or remove $RECYCLE.BIN from your PC but there is one option you will hide that folder from your PC, Windows 8 allows us to hide that type of system folder from our PC.

How to remove RECYCLE.BIN Folder from windows 8?

 

To Hide $RECYCLE.BIN Folder Follow these steps

1)       Open any drive or folder

2)       Click on view tab which is placed in the top

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3)       Now click on option button

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4)       And then click on the view tab

5)       Now go and  deselect the “Hide protected operating system files (recommended)”

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6)       And last click on OK button

Now go to any folder or drive, you will see that $RECYCLE.BIN Folder is no more there.

“Hide protected operating system files (recommended)” option allow you to hide all system protected files from your PC, if you want to show that file then go and deselect the “Hide protected operating system files (recommended)” option by following the above process.

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If you have any doubt in this post ( How to remove RECYCLE.BIN Folder from windows 8?)  then let me know in below comments, i will try to solve your problem.

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12 comments

  1. Really helpful for me, successfully removed recycle bin folder..
    thank you harshit

  2. Hi Harshit,

    Even though i checked Hide protected operating system files (recommended) ,still $RECYCLE.BIN Folder is available. What should i do .Please help me to resolve this.

  3. Thank you.. it helped me.. :)

  4. Hi Harshit,

    Even though i clicked on Hide protected operating system files (recommended) ,still $RECYCLE.BIN Folder is available. What should i do now? .Please help me ……

  5. Nice….It’s working fine:)

  6. How do you do the same using windows 7?

  7. this method can be used on win xp.vista.7 n 8 easily

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