|There are 3 possibilities for English machines:|
\RECYCLED is used if you have a FAT file system. This is impossible for Win7's C: drive, and you really only see it on external drives.
\RECYCLER is used if you're using the NTFS file system. This is typically seen on Win2K or WinXP.
\$Recycle.Bin is used if your system is Vista or Win7.
It's possible to have both "RECYCLER" and "$Recycle.Bin", but this is only really seen on an external HDDs, where the user will plug it into a WinXP box and a Win7 box. In either case, it should be safe to shift-delete the folders and reboot; you'll just loose the ability to recover anything recently deleted.
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