I'm trying to free up some space and wondering if the administrator has the capability to empty the recycler bin for all users on the server?

Deleting the d:\recycler folder doesn't seem to be an option.


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Have you tried deleting everything inside d:\recycler?

  • It doesn't list the files in explorer and deleting the recylcer folder says "Access is denied"
    – user27387
    Dec 9, 2009 at 4:24
  • Don't delete the folder itself, just the contents Dec 9, 2009 at 4:29
  • Do you know of a way to get the files to be listed so I can delete them?
    – user27387
    Dec 9, 2009 at 4:38
  • Tools->Folder Options->View->"Show operating system files" or something to that effect, assuming you have full admin rights.
    – phoebus
    Dec 9, 2009 at 6:37
  • Or just delete from a command prompt: del d:\recycler\*
    – EEAA
    Dec 9, 2009 at 15:01

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