SOLVED I have inherited a Recycler folder that I cannot remove

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Hi, I have created a bit of a quandary for myself; it's almost as if I have contracted a virus of my own doing. I was inspecting some files from an old flash drive and so I copied them to my "junk" drive on my desktop. However, I inadvertently included the Recycler folder from the flash drive, and now I cannot remove it or any of the files contained therein. I have tried the following things:

1. Choose As Administrator during the deletion process -- I am told to remove the write protection.
2. Reboot in Safe Mode -- the Recycler folder is not visible.
3. Change attributes to be read/writeable. No luck.

We're just talking about four small files in one of those S-1-5-etc. folders under Recycler, but still, it kind of offends me that it is there and that I can't seem to do anything about it.

Any ideas?


Rick A.
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HI Rick,

do you have the trash icon on the desktop, if you do, try dragging the folder into trash and see what happens!. :)
 
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No problem Rick, please mark the thread as solved so it helps others!. :)
 
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Someone beat me to it...I think. At the top of this page, there is a button displaying SOLVED. If there is something further that I should do, please let me know.
 
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