Wierd thing with external hdd in windows 8

Discussion in 'Windows 8' started by cuteee, May 12, 2013.

  1. cuteee

    cuteee MDL Guru

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    When I connect it to the computer, it shows in recycle bin files I deleted them. and when I disconnect this HDD the recycle bin empty. what's going on here ?
     
  2. tgquan67

    tgquan67 MDL Novice

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    Plug the HDD in, empty the recycle bin. Try that.
     
  3. MeMy&Myself

    MeMy&Myself MDL Junior Member

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    It's not "wierd", not even weird. Every HD, actually every partition, has its own recycle bin. Do what tgquan67 said.
     
  4. Myrrh

    Myrrh MDL Expert

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    The recycle bin exists on the drive(s) where the file(s) existed before you "deleted" them, not somewhere nebulous "in the computer" - this is the source of your confusion.
     
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  5. coleoptere2007

    coleoptere2007 MDL Guru

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    Every HDD internal or external has it own recycle bin.
     
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