This is a wierd one. Lately I've noticed that if I delete a few files and they go to the recycle bin later on they will be gone from the recycle bin even though I never emptied it.
I'm using Win XP Home Edition 2002 with SP2, and my virus protection is up to date.
I tried to test it one time, by deleting files, making sure they were in the recycle bin and then checking later. They disappear fairly regularly in about an hour or so. I looked at the setting for the recycle bin and there is no auto-empty as far as I can tell.
Thanks in advance,