Eraser not working recycle bin

groucho121

New Member
Yes... I have searched the forms 1st.
Not working problems appear to be related to Window$ Vi$ta.
I am running Windows XP professional w/SP-3.

There are 7) options in the recycle bin from 35 pass gutman down to 1-pass Pseudorandom Data.

I have tried them all, and without fail.......They Fail.

Version 5.86.

How does a person correct this please?

The program does, indeed empty the recyle bin: but the reports all state: Failed.

I'm using version 5.82 on my desktop with only 1) option and it seems to do the job it's supposed to.

If I need to be using 5.82 on my piece of D'heLL, I can try that: if I had the URL to download it.

Any suggestions much appreciated.
Thanks in advance.
 

Joel

Active Member
Could you post the entire log here?

Joel
 

groucho121

New Member
Thank you for the reply, Joel!

I just emptied the C > Windows >Prefetch in Windows XP Home w/SP-3 :Failed -->
using version 5.82 only 1) option in lieu of 6-7) on the later version.

Using either option, standard Empty Recycle Bin (vs) Erase), the Recycle Bin: Erasing appears fruit-less. :roll:



Task completed. Not all data could be erased.
Statistics:
Erased area = 0 bytes
Cluster tips = 0 bytes

Data written = 0 bytes
Write time = 0.00 s
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Below, saved as a .txt file, since it couldn't be Copy & Pasted:

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Information:
Statistics:

Erased area = 0 bytes
Cluster tips = 0 bytes
Data written = 0 bytes
Write time = 0.00 s

Failures:
Failed: C:\RECYCLER\S-1-5-21-2025429265-725345543-839522115-1004\Dc1.pf (Access is denied.)
Failed: C:\RECYCLER\S-1-5-21-2025429265-725345543-839522115-1004\Dc10.pf (Access is denied.)
Failed: C:\RECYCLER\S-1-5-21-2025429265-725345543-839522115-1004\Dc11.pf (Access is denied.)
Failed: C:\RECYCLER\S-1-5-21-2025429265-725345543-839522115-1004\Dc12.pf (Access is denied.)
Failed: C:\RECYCLER\S-1-5-21-2025429265-725345543-839522115-1004\Dc13.pf (Access is denied.)
Failed: C:\RECYCLER\S-1-5-21-2025429265-725345543-839522115-1004\Dc2.pf (Access is denied.)
Failed: C:\RECYCLER\S-1-5-21-2025429265-725345543-839522115-1004\Dc3.pf (Access is denied.)
Failed: C:\RECYCLER\S-1-5-21-2025429265-725345543-839522115-1004\Dc4.pf (Access is denied.)
Failed: C:\RECYCLER\S-1-5-21-2025429265-725345543-839522115-1004\Dc5.pf (Access is denied.)
Failed: C:\RECYCLER\S-1-5-21-2025429265-725345543-839522115-1004\Dc6.pf (Access is denied.)
Failed: C:\RECYCLER\S-1-5-21-2025429265-725345543-839522115-1004\Dc7.pf (Access is denied.)
Failed: C:\RECYCLER\S-1-5-21-2025429265-725345543-839522115-1004\Dc8.pf (Access is denied.)
Failed: C:\RECYCLER\S-1-5-21-2025429265-725345543-839522115-1004\Dc9.pf (Access is denied.)
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Eraser functions fine if there is a semi-personal/private word doc or text file (pic even), or any file I want to shred, but the "eraser Recycle Bin" feature appers to be fubared.

I like this program: don't take me wrong.
I'd just like to get it running as it should.

Thanks Much for the reply!


I Hope this isn't a defective or out-dated program/programs (or) I have a compatibilty issue, like XP (vs) Vista.
I'll buy Vista when $ervice Pack 5 comes out on a slip-streamed disk.

What next, please? Advice/Suggestions much appreciated! :)

Better version maybe??
 
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