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22 Nov 2009   #1
wozzered

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windows 7 icons

I installed windows 7 as an upgrade from vista. I have never had the recycle bin icon on my windows 7 desktop. The only recycle bin icon in my list refers to the vista recycle bin. How do I get the bin on my desktop? I have the bin icon checked in personalisation box, but it still won't show. If their is another way of emptying the recycle bin, please tell me.


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22 Nov 2009   #2
roban

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
 
 

Try this registry tweak. I use it for mine. There is also a hidebin tweak. Right click and choose 'merge' then refresh your desktop.


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22 Nov 2009   #3
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10, Home Clean Install
 
 

Our chief has written this wonderful tutorial on the recycle bin. Read it, I think it will help.






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