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HOW TO REMOVE RECYCLE BIN?

REOMVE RECYCLE BIN FROM DESKTOP

To remove Recycle Bin from the desktop:

  • Run REGEDIT.
  • Find NAMESPACE key in left pane (HKEY_Local_Macine \ Software \ Microsoft \ Windows \ Current Version \ Explorer \ Desktop \ Namespace)
  • Expand NAMESPACE (click '+' box)
  • Delete the value RECYCLE BIN in right pane.

Note: Be careful while editing registries it can cause serious damage to your system.

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how to remove recycle bin from hp mini desktop


How to remove Recycle Bin Icon from Desktop
If using XP Pro
Go to START > RUN
Type GPEDIT.MSC
Navagate to USER CONFIGURATION >ADMINISTRATIVE TEMPLATES >Click on DESKTOP,
On the right hand pane find " Remove Recycle Bin icon on the desktop " , double left click on it to ENABLE it.

If using XP Home
Either use TweakUI or make the change manually in the registry.
Create or modify the following registry entry
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\HideDesktopIcons\NewStartPanel
{645FF040-5081-101B-9F08-00AA002F954E}
REG_DWORD
0x00000001

Vista or Win7
Start> control panel > Personalization > on the left hand side choose "change desktop icons" and uncheck recycle bin and hit ok.

Mar 09, 2011 | Computers & Internet

2 Answers

i cant find my recycle bin


hello,

Please try right click on the desktop and then properties, click desktop tab and customize desktop. then click restore default setting. this will resolve the issue. however if the same happen then you have to repair the windows installation.

melnavz

Oct 19, 2008 | Gateway Computers & Internet

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