How to Remove Recycler and System Volume Information Folder in Windows 7

Do you know – What is system volume information folder in Windows? And how to delete system volume information folder from Windows 7, Windows 8, or Windows 8.1 computer?

Recycler and System Volume Information Folder can ruin your happily mood again and again after deleting them from the Windows PC, if you don’t know the exact way of get rid from them.

  • Basically, System Volume Information Folder is a hidden system folder which is used by the system restore tool to store the information and restoring points. For each partition on your computer a system volume information folder is included but exists in hidden mode.
  • Similarly, Recycler folder ($RECYCLE.BIN) is used only on NTFS partitions. It contains a Recycle Bin for each and every user that logs on to the computer, which is sorted by their security identifier (SID).

how to remove recycler and system volume information folder in windows 7

When recycler and system volume information folder appears on every partition of computer then people feels very annoyed and disturbed with it. Even, most of the Windows users recognise these folders as malicious virus and to remove the virus infection or malware infection from Windows PC they usually start using various anti malware applications and malicious software removal tool.

But the truth is that, you need to do just a simple setting for deleting the recycler and system volume information folder from your Windows 8.1, windows 8, or Windows 7 computer. Here’s how:

Remove Recycler or System Volume Information Folder

There is lots of ways to remove recycler and system volume information folders from different Windows versions, but this guide is appropriate for Windows 7 PC. See the step by step instructions:

Step (1): First of all, got to My Computer and click on Organize menu

Step (2): From the options, select “Folder and search options“.

system volume information folder

Step (3): Now on the Folder Options dialog-box, got to View tab and check the checkbox option “Hide protected operating system files (Recommended)“.

Step (4): After that click on Apply and then OK.

Step (5): That’s it!

You have successfully removed the recycler and system volume information folder from your Windows computer.

Now, open and check each partitions or folders on your PC. You will not see the recycler folder and system volume information folder on your system. Thus, you can easily clean your Windows PC from these unwanted folders.

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How to Remove Recycler and System Volume Information Folder in Windows 7
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