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The wav entered in control panel for recycle bin will not stay put. I change it and after saving a scheme, go back and it states ''none'' for recycle bin. I have saved, then deleted all schemes , nothing works. It'll play when I click the arrow but won't hold. Any suggestions? Running XP

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Hi, the best thing to do at this point is perform a "System Restore." Try to remember the exact "Date before the problem occur, or once you start the System Restore, ("pick a date going back more than 5 days"), check the dates and see if any of the dates seem familiar. Pick the (closest date prior) to missing the "Recycle Bin" Type: in the "Start Search Window" from the start menu: system restore; scroll to find, and open. Follow all the instructions carefully, and most of all be "patient" the process can take a long time; you cannot do any type of work on the computer at all, after the restore start. Once the restore is completed, the computer will restart, do not use or even touch a "key" until the computer notify you take the system has been restored; follow all instruction afterward, if in the event it didn't not take the first time. "I hope it works out for you; if so rating the help will let me know if the problems fixed, or you need further assistance, thanks."

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