How to Fix C:/ Recycle Bin is Corrupt Error in Windows 10, 8.1, 7 without Loss of Data?

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Are you unable to open recycle bin folder of your computer or laptop? Getting error message while trying to access recycle bin? If your answer is YES then don’t worry as you can easily fix this issue and in order to overcome from this situation you need to apply the given fixes.

This blog contains the effective solutions to fix corrupted Windows 10 recycle bin and restore your data without losing a single bit.

Before going to apply the fixes for this issue, first you should know some common causes of Recycle Bin Corrupted error message.

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  • Corruption of some important System files
  • Corruption of DLL files linked to the recycle bin.
  • Registry database error can also generate this type of error.
  • Infection of computer virus can prevent the accessibility of recycle bin folder.

 

Also Read: Fix Corrupted Recycle Bin in Windows 8!

 

The recycle bin corrupt error generally occurs with the users of Windows 8/8.1/7 and Windows 10. So, coming to the point, apply the below given simple and easy tricks and restore inaccessible recycle bin and lost data.

Fixes to Repair corrupted Recycle bin in Windows 10/8.1/8/7:

Trick 1: Using Command Prompt

  1. Open Command Prompt with administrator privilege. Click on the Start menu and then right click on the Command Prompt > choose “run cmd as administrator”.
  2. Now you need to run a command, type: rd /s /q C:\$Recycle.binand press Enter key to run this command.

Note: maintain spaces between the letters as given.

  1. After executing this command you need to restart your computer and you will see that the Recycle Bin gets fixed.

Trick 2: Run SFC (System File Checker) Tool

If you are unable to get rid of recycle bin corruption error after applying the above given trick then don’t lose hope and run SFC command.

  1. Open Command Prompt with administrator privilege. Click on the Start menu and then right click on the Command Prompt > choose “run cmd as administrator”.
  2. Type: sfc / scannow, and press Enter key. This command will verify the entire system Files of your computer or laptop and fix the issue automatically.

Note: maintain spaces between the letters as given.

Trick 3: Delete all Permissions and Reinstall Recycle Bin in Windows

 

Delete all permissions and Corrupted Recycle Bin

  • Open Control Panel > Go to File Explorer and Click on the View.
  • Unmark or unhide system protected operating files > Navigate to open every drive to see the Recycle.bin folder and permissions with another recycle.bin;
  • Remove or delete all the permissions, all the recycle.bin(s) on every drive and then reboot system.

 

Also Read: How to fix a corrupted Recycle Bin in Windows 7?

 

Steps to Reinstall Recycle Bin in Windows 10/8/7

  • Right-click on the Desktop icon> Choose Personalize;
  • Click on the Themes > Click Desktop Icon settings under Related Settings;
  • Check Recycle Bin > Click on the Apply button.

After applying the above steps, all the issues related to recycle bin will be fixed, after it open the Recycle Bin and make sure that whether the deleted data are present inside it or not. If all ok then enjoy your error free PC.

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How to Fix C:/ Recycle Bin is Corrupt Error in Windows 10, 8.1, 7 without Loss of Data?
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