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Where have they hidden the recycle bin?

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ok... i found it on the desktop, but where is it really? –  Kirstin Mar 20 '11 at 15:08
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Why do you need to know? Just right click on the icon and select the empty option. –  ChrisF Mar 20 '11 at 15:11
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Each drive shows the recycle bin in windows 7, and it's a hidden folder called $Recycle.Bin ...although it shows up on each drive, there's really just one bin, all the drives are 'shortcuts' to the same bin. Right-click, empty really does fully empty it.

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