cannot delete .db and shortcuts from the recycle bin

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  1. g2c

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    Hello dear windowsForum friemds, Can someone please instruct me how to delete files with .db extension and shortcuts from the recycle bin? When i right click -> delete, I'm getting "are you sure" -> "yes" -> nothing happens.
    Thanks a lot in advance for your time
     
  2. kemical

    kemical Windows Forum Admin
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    have you got an anti-virus program g2c?
     
  4. g2c

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    Yes, I have avast running
     
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    Can you take a screenshot of the recycle bin files-error please... you don't have protected system files showing do you?

    showfiles.
     
  6. g2c

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    Yes, I set the folder view *not to hide* anything :)

    Finally, i made a system restore to try and correct (unsuccessfully) a wifi driver issue so that now the recycle bin is empty

    Thank you very much.

    BTW, do you know why i cannot upload an avatar to this site?
     
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    We are experiencing upload issues at this point although if the avatar is under a 1MB it should go through. Hopefully this issue will be rectified soon.
     
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    Thanks, reduced to 400KB and got uploaded
     

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