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Clear the Recycle Bin For All Users in Windows Server 2008 R2

What is the proper way to clear the recycle bin for all users in Windows Server 2008 R2?
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Disable Shift+Delete

How can I disable Shift+Delete so that even if the key combination is used the files always get to the Recycle Bin?
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Recycle Bin for Network Share

We will be implementing a remote desktop server farm, where users' profiles will be hosted on a file server. I believe that doing this will allow users to delete files from their desktop/documents ...
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Removing a file from a network share not in the recycle bin?

A client has removed an essential file by accident from a network share, the file is not listed in the recycle bin on that system and not on the server either. Where did the file went? Client: ...
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How do you configure recycle bins on roaming profiles?

I copied the following from a post on the Spiceworks forum which remained unanswered: Is there any way to place the Recycle Bin back on the desktop of a Roaming Profile with the Desktop being ...
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Fake Recycle Bin via Group Policy

Is it possible to create a fake recycle bin where the files aren't actually deleted using MS AD/ Group Policy? The goal is to be able to recover 'deleted' files after, let's say, a dirty resignation. ...
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Recycle Bin on Server 2008 Redirected Folders no longer works

A user reported yesterday that the Recycle Bin function on his XP workstation had stopped working. I determined that the scope was a bit smaller than that. When he deleted a file from any of the ...
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“Virtual recycle bin” for DFS?

Does anyone know any way to have a "virtual recycle bin" for a server that makes DFS? I've been googling and not get anything straight. At my company we do daily incremental backups of everything, ...
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Restore files from a recycle bin, that is located on a server store of a roaming profile

An organization has a domain and all users have a roaming profiles. A user deletes files from My Documents, and they appear to be in the recycle bin on the server's user profile store. How can admin ...
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The Recycle Bin on C:\ Is Corrupt or Invalid

I have a user running xp sp2 that keeps getting "The Recycle Bin on C:\ Is Corrupt or Invalid." kb297760 says that this can be caused if the subst command is used to map a drive to an existing folder. ...
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Emptying site collection recycle bin doesn’t make content DB smaller?

I deleted everything from a site collection recycle bin and remoted into the SQL server the content database is located on, went to view the WSS_Content and the sucker didn't get smaller. I had about ...
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Windows Server 2003 - Where do deleted files go?

On Windows Server 2003 I'm finding that files deleted from the desktop go to the recycle bin (subject to size constraints) but files deleted from a users downloads folder just seem to vanish. I've ...