Empty Recycle Bin using Command Prompt (Win 7)

Issue: There are files and folders refused to be delete from Recycle Bin. It will give me “Access Denied” prompt.

Solution:
1) Run command prompt
2) Type rd /s /q %systemdrive%\$Recycle.bin or rd /s/q C:\\$Recycle.bin

Reference:
http://stackoverflow.com/questions/9238953/how-to-empty-recyclebin-through-command-prompt

For Windows XP, uses rd /q /s C:\Recycler 

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