Empty Recycle Bins of all Users Account in one Time

Many Windows users out there might have multiple users and being an administrator of the system, at times you may want to empty the Recycle Bin of all the Users at the same time without actually log in to the other user accounts. Here is the tutorial how you can achieve this manually or by using any third party utility program.

Empty Recycle Bins Manually empty Recycle Bins of all Users at the same time

  • To empty Recycle Bins of all Users at the same time, follow the steps below:
  • Press Windows key + R to open Run dialog and type in cmd and Hit enter
  • This will open an elevated command prompt, next type the command rd /s d:\$Recycle.Bin and hit Enter

cmd recycle bin

  • This is it. It will empty the Recycle Bin of all users on C Drive.

For more than one drives on your system, you need to run the command for every drive on your computer as each drive keeps its own Recycle Bin.

Be careful on using command prompt, as deletion of any wrong files can cause errors on the system.

Use Third Party Utility Tool to empty Recycle Bins of all Users at the same time

If you are not good at dealing with commands and all, you can try a third party utility tool to manage the Recycle Bins on all your drives.

Karen’s Recycler is what we are talking about. This is an absolute free utility software that shows you information about each drive’s Recycle Bin, including number of deleted files, space occupied by deleted files and free space in it.

karen recycler

Another related utility tool to delete contents of Recycle bin is BinManager. If the icon’s for the utility seems cluttering your computer screen or your taskbar, you can simply add them to the notification area from where you can easily access the freeware when needed.

Now, you can empty Recycle Bins of all Users at the same time by following the tutorial here.

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