How to delete the hidden folder 'Recycler' ?

I have a second hard drive in my pc (F:) with the Recycle Bin configured for the C:\ drive only. Wndows XP has created a hidden folder 'Recycler' on the F:\ drive. My backup software fails because it cannot access a hidden, system file in the 'Recycler' folder. How do I get rid of the 'Recycler' folder?
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Right click on the Recycly bin on your desktop, choose properties,

Under the global tab, choose the option for "Use one setting for all drives".

This should remove the Recycler folder from your F: drive.
sahinmanAuthor Commented:
I have followed the instructions on the link above, then started the backup program. If all goes well, I will return and award the points. Thanks in advance.
sahinmanAuthor Commented:
Thanks! Problem resolved.
You cannot delete the Recycle folder without turning off delete protection on the drive.  The instructions above can help you do that.

Another alternative is to set your back up program to ignore / skip the recycle folder.
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