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Recycle Bin Error in Windows 2008 R2

Posted on 2014-01-06
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The error as seen in the attached image began appearing in multiple user accounts after I had done some system maintenance that included manually deleting the contents of many recycle bins.

The folder referenced in the error message is the location of my personal files.

This is within Windows Server 2008 R2.
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by:slamond
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To clarify, every affected user gets the same error syntax that makes reference to my personal folder for some reason.
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by:David Paris Vicente
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PLease take a look here and test in user Troubleshooting Security Translation Issues

If after that the problem is solved to that particular user, you can do the same for the rest.

At the end of the page is you can see this:

I am receiving the following error: "The Recycle Bin on C:\ is corrupt or invalid. Do you want to empty the Recycle Bin for this drive?"

Cause: This is by design. For security reasons, each user who logs on to a Windows 2000 or Windows Server 2003 computer receives their own, user-specific Recycle Bin. The access control list (ACL) for each instance of the Recycle Bin can contain only one user-specific SID. When you migrate a user's profile using the Add option, the SID of the source domain user is added to the SID history of the Recycle Bin. This places two user-specific SIDs in the Recycle Bin's ACL. This problem does not occur if you migrate the profiles by using the Replace option.

Solution: On the error message, click Yes, and the Recycle Bin is emptied without a problem. If you click No, the error continues to appear until you empty the Recycle Bin.




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by:slamond
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That was the first thing we had tried and it failed.
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by:David Paris Vicente
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Ok.

On technet they pointing several methods to solved this problem, read all the methods and see if can help, one of the several methods.

Method 1: Fix Corrupted Recycle Bin Using an Elevated Command Prompt
1.Click Start, and type cmd in the Search box.
2.Right click cmd.exe in the Programs list, and then click Run as administrator.
3.Type rd /s c:\$recycle.bin in the command prompt (change any other drive letter if you need), and click Enter.
4.Click Y when prompted to confirm the deletion, and then click Enter.
5.Close the command prompt.
6.Restart the computer.

 

Method 2: Fix Corrupted Recycle Bin in Windows Explorer
1.In a Windows Explorer window.
2.Click the Organize button.
3.Click Folder and Search Options.
4.Click the View tab

         A.  Select Show hidden files and folders.

         B.  Uncheck Hide protected operating system files.

         C.  Click OK.
 
 5. Click on the C:\ drive (change any other drive letter if you need) in the Computer of  Windows Explorer

 6.  Right click the $RECYCLE.BIN folder and click Delete.

 7.  Click Yes in the window of Delete Folder.

 8.  Check Do this for all current items box, then click Yes in the window of Delete Folder.

 9.  Restart the computer.

 10.  Open Folder and Search Options and click the View tab

       A.  Select Don’t show hidden files and folders.

       B.  Check Hide protected operating system files.

       C.  Click OK.



Method 3: Run SFC Scan

System File Checker (SFC) scan can troubleshoot missing or corrupted system files on your computer. For your information, please review the following article “Use the System File Checker tool to troubleshoot missing or corrupted system files on Windows Vista or on Windows 7”:

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/929833



If you are receiving other messages, please provide the error message word by word.

Let us  know.

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by:slamond
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I've acted on all three methods but have had no success.
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This issue has either fixed itself or is negligible enough that users are no longer reporting it to me.
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No longer an issue.
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