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Recycle bin on drive c:\ is corrupted pop up??

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Every time I run the install program for version 4.38.1004 of superantispyware I get a pop up telling me the recycle bin on drive c is corrupted and asking if I would like to empty the recycle bin.

I've tried :

- Clicking yes

- Deleting the recycle bin from the C drive

- Typing rd /s /q C:\$Recycle.bin in an elevated command prompt

But I still get the pop up.

Anybody know why?

My system -

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit (fully up to date)

Possibly relevant software also installed -

Not running - malwarebytes' anti-malware, spybot S&D, CCleaner

Running - Winpatrol, Avira Antivirus Premium, Comodo Firewall

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If that doesn't work, was there any error when issuing the command? Another option may be to issue the command from Safe Mode. Also, have a look here:

http://www.vistax64.com/tutorials/131294-recycle-bin-corrupted-cannot-delete-file-folder.html

It's for Vista, but will generally still apply.

Note that V4.38 will install from Safe Mode. So that's worth a shot.

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Thanks for the feedback I managed to install using the original installer I just clicked no on the pop up and the installation continued but I'd still like to know why I was getting the pop up.

I was slightly worried that the installer might be infected with "something" even though I downloaded from download.com

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Thanks for the feedback I managed to install using the original installer I just clicked no on the pop up and the installation continued but I'd still like to know why I was getting the pop up.

I was slightly worried that the installer might be infected with "something" even though I downloaded from download.com

The installer isn't infected.

I don't know why the popup occured, but the corrupt recycle bin error is a common issue. Try out the suggestions from the link I posted if the issue occurs again.

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