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Recycle Bin - Add or Remove from Desktop Context Menu

How to Add or Remove "Recycle Bin" from Desktop Context Menu
Published by Brink
12 Sep 2010
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How to Add or Remove "Recycle Bin" from Desktop Context Menu


information   Information
The Recycle Bin provides a safety net when deleting files or folders. When you delete any of these items from your hard disk, Windows places it in the Recycle Bin and the Recycle Bin icon changes from empty to full.

This will show you how to add or remove Recycle Bin from the desktop right click context menu for all users on the computer in Windows 7 and Windows 8.

You will only be able to do this while logged in as an administrator.

Note   Note
Removable drives do not use or have a Recycyle Bin. Files deleted from removable drives are permanently deleted instead.


EXAMPLE: Desktop Context Menu
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Here's How:
1. To Add "Recycle Bin" to Desktop Context Menu
A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 3 below.
Add_Recycle_Bin_to_Desktop_Context_Menu.reg
download
2. To Remove "Recycle Bin" from Desktop Context Menu
NOTE: This is the default setting.
A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 3 below.
Remove_Recycle_Bin_from_Desktop_Context_Menu.reg
download
3. Save the REG file to your desktop.

4. Double click/tap on the REG file to merge it.

5. If prompted, click/tap on Run, Yes (UAC), Yes, and OK to approve the merge.

6. When finished, you can delete the downloaded .reg file if you like.

That's it,
Shawn






12 Sep 2010   #1
Uber Philf

W7 RTM Ultimate x64
 
 

Very handy, thanks for the tweak!


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12 Sep 2010   #2
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

You're most welcome Enzo. Thank you.
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