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Windows 7: Desktop Icons: recycle bin


22 Dec 2009   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 
Desktop Icons: recycle bin

I'm sure this has been answered before somewhere but I just don't know where it would be. I have successfully made a copy of the recycle bin and pinned it to the task bar. Yeah. Now; how do I remove the original recycle bin from the desktop. I've done some goggling and I'm unable to find some clear, simple, straight forward instructions. Having a clean looking desktop is awesome for me but the wife could care less....lol.

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22 Dec 2009   #2

Win7 Ultimate X64
 
 

In control panel click personalization, then at top left click change desktop items, then simply untick any icons you dont want

Desktop Icons - Add or Remove
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22 Dec 2009   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Right click on desktop - Hit Personalize



Click on Change Desktop Icons



Unselect Recycle Bin


Hope this helps,

Extensa


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22 Dec 2009   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

Thanks pauly and extensa! That was so easy. Where is the easy button...lol.
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