No "Empty Recylce Bin"

When I open the recyle bin it shows files that I have deleted, but when I close the window and go to "Empty Recycle Bin" it is greyed out and will not let me do it.  How do I fix this?
RyanHelp DeskAsked:
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Along the top (Menu) bar there is Home, Share, View, and Manage. Click on Manage.

Empty Recycle Bin is in the Manage tab.

That should work for you.

Note:  Also I should have noted, that it Empty is Greyed out here (it is for me right now) then the Recycle Bin is Empty.
RyanHelp DeskAuthor Commented:
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Is there a way to turn the right click option back on so that I don't have to take 3 steps to empty it?
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
If the first method worked, then the right click option should also work unless something is wrong.

Sometimes the Recycle Bin shows entries but is really empty. Restart the computer and check that.

Then delete some items. Does Right Click now work?  

If not, try running DISM.

dism.exe /online /cleanup-image /restoreheatlth  and then restart after this and test.

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RyanHelp DeskAuthor Commented:
I restarted the computer and it works fine now.

JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Yes, I have seen this before (and on my own computers).  Thanks for the update
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