Forcefully Empty Recycle Bin of All Users same time

Mostly people living in a joint family own a shared workspace that is being used by more than one member of the family. In some cases people use the same user profile on the computer but there are some that create separate user profiles of each individual on their Windows machine. While creating multiple user accounts is a good idea but managing all those can be a problem.

This problem can be worsened if you are a network admin and have many user profiles created on a single computer. Each user account has got its own set of directories and files like the Recycle Bin. So suppose if someone does not delete its data from the recycle bin, it will consume the shared space of others too. Continue reading “Forcefully Empty Recycle Bin of All Users same time”

Recycle Bin for your Flash USB Drive

Human nature is to commit mistakes and sometimes we delete that data which is important to us. Though there is a recycle bin present on our system which acts as a life saver to us that somehow we can manage to restore file from the recycle bin. But what about deleting any media/file from a flash drive?

If we delete any file from a flash drive it doesn’t move to recycle bin and the file get deleted permanently and there are hardly any chances to recover it. So here we present a recycle bin for your flash drives known as iBin. iBin is a program which acts like a recycle bin for your flash drive. It means if you delete some data from a flash drive it will not get permanently deleted and will move to the iBin and you can easily restore the data by using this application. Continue reading “Recycle Bin for your Flash USB Drive”

Recover Deleted Files with Kickass Undelete

Sometimes it happens that we delete something which is very important to us by mistake. Sometimes when we are in a rush we often select the files to be deleted and mostly those are the files/folders which are important to us. Usually when we delete a file/folder we can restore it from recycle bin. But what if we have deleted the file/folder permanently that it is not even present in recycle bin (by using Ctrl+Alt+Del action)? The solution for this blunder mistake is ‘Kickass Undelete’.

Kickass Undelete is software which helps you to recover those file which have been deleted by you accidentally, because that data is probably still there on your drive. It even procures the deleted files from a flash drive, memory card etc. This software scans your computer to check if that deleted file is still present on your hard disk. If it is present you have a chance to reload it with the help of Kickass Undelete. Continue reading “Recover Deleted Files with Kickass Undelete”

Configure the Send To Menu in Right Click Context Menu

Right Click Context Menu is a good way to use several options on the file or the folder. Having it customized according to our needs is also a good thing to do. While you can configure the options in the Windows but with the help of this tool called “Send To Toys”, the task becomes very easy.

Send To Toys lets you customize and configure the send to right click menu so that you can remove the options that you don’t use or add the options that you always wanted. Continue reading “Configure the Send To Menu in Right Click Context Menu”

Steps to Bypass Recycle Bin when Deleting Files and Folders

Whenever we delete files, the files gets stored in the Recycle Bin for restoration at any later stage but the files gets piled up there until you manually delete the files from there.

But if you are sure enough that you do not need the files at later stage then Shift + Delete is a good option but just to make you people aware, following methods can also be used to bypass the Recycle Bin when deleting the files.

Method 1:

Right click on Recycle Bin and click Properties. Now select the option “Do not move files to Recycle Bin. Remove files immediately when deletedContinue reading “Steps to Bypass Recycle Bin when Deleting Files and Folders”

Remove Sysdate.exe Virus

Recently my computer was infected with this virus called Sysdate.exe that was inside the Recycler folder in the C: drive. I knew that it was a virus since my PC didn’t have the Recycler folder earlier. Thus the location of the virus was C:\RECYCLER\S-1-5-21-8324555943-4443154761-431384085-6428\sysdate.exe

No one want their computer infected with a virus! It is important to be vigilant, install good anti-virus programs and protect your computer. Whether you are an IT specialist or you only ever use your computer to email and play, it is vital to make sure your computer stays safe. That way, it will function well for years to come, without any problems like these pesky viruses.

Symptoms of this virus:

•    In the Recycler folder there was another folder but in the looks of the Recycle Bin whose name was something like S-1-5-21-8324555943-4443154761-431384085-6428 and on double clicking it, I came across all the files which were there in the Recycle Bin.

•    There was an entry in the Registry Editor named Taskman that came back again and again on deleting. Continue reading “Remove Sysdate.exe Virus”

What is Recycler Folder and How to remove it

If you have used Windows for quite some time now then you must have seen this folder called RECYCLER. But many people don’t know what this folder is and what is it doing in the drive?

What is Recycler folder?

The Recycler folder is used only on NTFS partitions and is referred to as a location where all the deleted files go after they have been deleted by the user. Now you may be wondering if it contains the deleted files then why we have the Recycle Bin.

When a file is deleted it goes to the Recycle Bin but when the Recycle Bin is emptied, the files are stored in this Recycler folder. This is the reason why we can still restore the deleted data in the Windows. Continue reading “What is Recycler Folder and How to remove it”

4 Windows Tricks You Must Know – Part 1

Windows is full of unknown features some of which are known to us but most of them are unexplored. There are many features that I think one should know about so here is a two-phased article that gives you insight about some unknown Windows Tricks.

4 Windows Tricks

1.    Remove Shortcut Arrows from Desktop Icons

•    Open regedit and navigate to the following entry Continue reading “4 Windows Tricks You Must Know – Part 1”

Recover Deleted Files from Removable Media like USB Drive

It is human nature to do mistakes and it is due to mistakes that we often come across situations when we have deleted files and other data either from computer hard drive or from removable drives.

Fortunately in the computer we have Recycle Bin to undo delete operation but what if you have deleted data from Pen Drive or USB drive which doesn’t have any recycle bin to restore the deleted data? Continue reading “Recover Deleted Files from Removable Media like USB Drive”

Solution to recover accidentally Deleted Files or Data

OMG!! You have accidentally deleted a file that you wish to use further, instead of another that you actually wanted to delete. What’s more you have emptied the recycle bin as well! This is the common thing faced by almost all of us some or the other day.

Wondering what to do when Windows have no option to restore it? Well after the efforts of computer experts, no more worries. But before knowing the solution it would be worth noting that when we delete a file, Windows actually delete the reference to it and not the file Continue reading “Solution to recover accidentally Deleted Files or Data”

7 Features that you didn’t know about Windows XP –Part 1

We all love working on Windows XP, don’t we? It’s been a long time since the release of Windows XP but do we all know our dear operating system completely? If not, then this list compiled by me would surely help you and if it does then don’t forget to inform me about that:

1.    Windows can delete files directly even without moving it to Recycle Bin first. Open Command Prompt (windows key + R), type ‘gpedit.msc’ without quotes and then select User Configuration, Administrative Templates, Windows Components, Windows Explorer to locate a setting of “Do not move deleted files to the Recycle Bin”.

2.    Windows permits you to run an application on a different user even without logging out. Right click on the icon, select Run as… and then type in the user name and its password. The application will start running in the background.

3.    You can make Internet Explorer delete all temporary Continue reading “7 Features that you didn’t know about Windows XP –Part 1”