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    Emptying users recycling bin

    Hi guys

    Have checked other similar posts but not quite the same issue.

    I have asked staff to review the contents of my docs and by the looks of things (I'm using WinDirStat) plenty of staff have binned stuff but of course it is now sitting in their recycling bins.

    I want to now empty their bins for them as they are still taking up a hell of a lot of space. Obviously I can't login as each user so can someone recommend the best way forward?

    I was planning on not using scripts to do this, I am quite happy to target specific users.

    In WinDirStat I can see the Recycler folder, is it as simple and 'good practice' to just delete from there?

    Suggestions will be appreciated.

    James

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    This thread may help: Empty recycle bin after n days

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    Unless I'm missing something in that script, it deletes everything in the Recycle Bin, not just things that have been deleted for a certain number of days. Here's one that only deletes things that have been there a while, if that's what you're after.

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    I just delete it in windirstat but its time consuming.

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