defrag & norton protected recycle bin

  mark e 18:15 06 May 03

After trying to defrag my XP PRO system it gets to 13% and then says files cannot be defraged. there are 357 files 6.98 gig in \recycler\nprotect\00000000

I have tried accessing the files with no luck, I also tried safe mode but that gets to 14% then the above error.

I also tried rebooting to DOS and deleting them but that cannot find the files

Has any one any clues as to how to proceed
Thanks in advance

Mark E

right click the NPrecylebin and purge Norton protected files. Use norton speed disk instead of xp defrag.

  mark e 19:17 06 May 03

Thanks for the advice horiz5,

I have purged the bin it says its empty

Yet i still have the problem.

  anniesboy68 19:23 06 May 03

Uninstall Norton then re install, that should clear it, it did me, only this Sunday.

  mark e 19:53 06 May 03

Many thanks

System now defraged and I'm HAPPY

Mark E

This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.

Hands-on: Samsung Galaxy S8 review

1995-2015: How technology has changed the world in 20 years

Samsung's beautifully designed Galaxy S8 makes for better VR experiences too

47 iPhone camera tips to help you take better photos