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Windows 7: Remove recycle bin?

09 Jan 2010   #1
nexed23

Win 7 Pro64
 
 
Remove recycle bin?

Anyone know why I cannot delete the recycle bin off my desktop? When i right click it there is not delete. Any idea how to remove it off the desktop. Thx


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09 Jan 2010   #2
jfar

Vista Ult64, Win7600
 
 

Jacee does.
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09 Jan 2010   #3
Jacee
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1
 
 

You can 'hide' it, or show it ... Show or hide the Recycle Bin
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10 Jan 2010   #4
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Nexed,

In addition to: Desktop Icons - Add or Remove

You could add it to your taskbar instead.

Recycle Bin - Pin to Taskbar
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10 Jan 2010   #5
electrotune1200

Windows 8 Pro
 
 

That's a feature change I seemed to miss in Windows 7. Accidentally deleting my recycle bin was a common occurrence in Vista.
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10 Jan 2010   #6
nexed23

Win 7 Pro64
 
 

Thanks guys!
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