How to undo "restore all items" in Recycle bin


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John Henckel

Yesterday I accidently hit "restore all items" in my recycle bin.
Suddenly my desktop became cluttered with 6 months worth of junk! Also
my favorites, start menu, and documents folder are now totally cluttered
with stuff I deleted long ago.

Is there any way to undo it? Or do I have to manually go through all my
favorites, menus, documents, desktop, etc and re-delete stuff manually
based on my not-very-accurate memory?

HELP!!!

John
 
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Phil

No way to re-delete them, sorry. You'll have to manually delete them again.
And make sure to empty the recycle bin. You should not leave things in the
recycle bin for six months. Empty it regularly(once a week is good).
 
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No way to re-delete them, sorry. You'll have to manually delete them again.
And make sure to empty the recycle bin. You should not leave things in the
recycle bin for six months. Empty it regularly(once a week is good).
what a mess !!!!!!
i did exactly the same thing. except the reason why so many files were in my recycle bin was because i was using a sync utility that put them there if the two files being synced were not exactly identical down to the attributes and dates accessed.
fortunately, most of the restore files were placed in a folder called RecycleBin.be59.ffs_tmp
when i compared the drive with the backup, the only thing different was everything in this folder. so i deleted it. i was using xp. i do not know why your files were not placed in a similar folder, except for the fact that all of my files already existed, so there was nowhere else to put them. i hope you found an esay way to solve your problem. i know that i would hate to have to go through all these files one at a time
 

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