How to empty a recycle bin

Introduction

Usage:
Dim Action As New ShellActions
Action.EmptyRecycleBin()

Public Class ShellActions

Shared Function _
SHEmptyRecycleBin(ByVal hWnd As Integer, ByVal pszRootPath As String, _
ByVal dwFlags As Integer) As Integer
End Function

Sub New()
EmptyRecycleBin()
End Sub

Sub EmptyRecycleBin(Optional ByVal rootPath As String = "", _
Optional ByVal noConfirmation As Boolean = True, Optional ByVal NoProgress _
As Boolean = True, Optional ByVal NoSound As Boolean = True)

Const SHERB_NOCONFIRMATION = &H1
Const SHERB_NOPROGRESSUI = &H2
Const SHERB_NOSOUND = &H4

If rootPath.Length > 0 AndAlso rootPath.Substring(1, 2) <> ":\" Then
rootPath = rootPath.Substring(0, 1) & ":\"
End If

Dim flags As Integer = (noConfirmation And SHERB_NOCONFIRMATION) Or _
(NoProgress And SHERB_NOPROGRESSUI) Or (NoSound And SHERB_NOSOUND)
SHEmptyRecycleBin(0, rootPath, flags)

End Sub

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