RCYCLER PROBLEM

Hi,
I see RCYCLER folder on C: drive in some servers. Hidden. I can see only with a tool that "Tree Size Free" . Inside this folder there are files occupying very much of the disk. At that moment Windows Rcycler Bin is empty. If I delete inside of RCYCLER, would it be harmfull for data?
Can it be because of a virus.
certuranAsked:
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strivoliCommented:
Don't delete that folder. If your Recycle Bin is empty there might be other user's Recycle Bin with lots of data. Login with those user's account and empty it if you wish.
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certuranAuthor Commented:
There are 51 user Who logged on this server so far. Would it be problem if I don't delete mail folder C:\RECYCLER but if  I delete inside files?
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Shahnawaz AhmedCloud Migration EngineerCommented:
C:\RECYCLER is safe to delete.

It wont effect anything
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strivoliCommented:
RECYCLER safe to delete? Fine, if you don't care about User's Recycle Bin...
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certuranAuthor Commented:
Something as virüs is creating c:\RCYCLER I read in internet. can it be true?
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strivoliCommented:
Wait a minute. When you wrote "RCYCLER" I thought it was a typo. I understood you meant RECYCLER. Well, first check if your system is virus free. If it isn't, even deleting the folder will not help.
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certuranAuthor Commented:
I think even it is cause of a virüs if I empty the folder c:\RECYCLER, will it be usefull for empty space?
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Shahnawaz AhmedCloud Migration EngineerCommented:
Yes centurn, you will get space for use if you empty it.
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strivoliCommented:
Sure you get space... you can even delete the WINDOWS folder to get even more...

Seriously: if you suspect there's a virus the first thing you must do is check the system with an AV. The folder (RCYCLER) might only be a consequence of the virus. As a result even deleting the folder will not help.
Other folders such as system-managed folders should not be deleted.
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strivoliCommented:
BTW: please post Windows Server version. Thanks.
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certuranAuthor Commented:
I am planning to delete only inside of the RCYCLER folder. Not itself.
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Shahnawaz AhmedCloud Migration EngineerCommented:
Please delete then not an issue...
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certuranAuthor Commented:
I deleted the files inside C:\RCYCLER folder and I did not see any bed or adverse effect. Thank you
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