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What is the data structure used by Recycle bin & hows it implemented [duplicate]

In a Windows file system, we cannot created a folder or file with the same name. For example, New Folder. If there is a existing folder already named as "New Folder" and if we create another folder ...
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How can the recycle bin hold multiple files with the same name? [duplicate]

Under Windows if I create a file and delete it, than recreate the exact copy of the file in the same place and delete it too, than I will have 2 identical files in the recycle bin with the same name. ...
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Where are files in the Recycle Bin stored, in respect of partitions?

I understand that the Recycle Bin is shared amongst local drives (partitions). When a file is "deleted" and sent to the Recycle Bin, does the file itself stay on the partition it was in prior to ...
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Why are two files reported in RECYCLER when recycle bin is empty?

I have emptied the Recycle Bin. However, when I right-click on the RECYCLER folder on drive C and select Properties, it says "Contains 2 files, 1 folders". I see a folder in there with a random ...