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Windows 7: Recycle Bin - Pin to Taskbar


08 Apr 2009   #19
Charbroil57

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 (clean install)
 
 
Recycle Bin - Pin to Taskbar

How to Pin the Recycle Bin to the Windows 7 Taskbar


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04 Aug 2009   #20
geoflp

Windows 7 Build 7600 x86 (Clean Install)
 
 

Thank you.

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11 Oct 2009   #21
camellia

windows 7 beta 1
 
 

“kill two birds with one stone”
very good method
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12 Oct 2009   #22
Barefoot

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

Thanks for the tutorial. Now I find myself emptying the trash quite frequently. I'd like to know how to disable the "Are you sure you want to delete?" pop up. I have it unselected in the recycle bin properties but with this shortcut the warning still pops up.
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12 Oct 2009   #23
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Hello Barefoot,

The delete confirmation option is only for when you delete a file to the Recycle Bin. It will always ask you "Are you sure?" when emptying the Recycle Bin. Sorry.

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Hope this helps,
Shawn


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13 Oct 2009   #24
Barefoot

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

Isn't it strange how some of the innermost workings are customizable and other seemingly simple ones are not.
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13 Oct 2009   #25
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Indeed.
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20 Oct 2009   #26
bluemoon4ever

windows 7 RTM
 
 

i followed your excellent tutorial to the letter and all went well. i had a lovely Recycle bin icon on my taskbar next to the notification area, so i removed the desktop icon via the personization menu. Then the problem happened.

When i now delete things they dont goto the recycle bin. i checked that the settings were ok (dont move files to recycle bin was UN checked). so i thought i would try deleting the recycle folder from C:\ and this gave me the message - The recycle bin is corrupt, do you wish to empty it? therefore i did this and tried deleting a file again. This time it went to recycle bin ok. However i thought i would delete a 2nd file just to be sure, and sure enough this DIDNT goto the recycle bin.

any ideas?

Edit: FIXED! i needed to delete my recycle bin from all my drives (3) and this seemed to fix the problem.
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21 Oct 2009   #27
Mbbest

Windows 7 Ultimate 6.1.7600 Build 7600 64-bit
 
 

Now my desktop is clean, just the way I like it

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24 Oct 2009   #28
dregatar

Windows7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Pin to Start Menu ???

How do i pin the recycle bin yo the start menu... tried it but it doesn't show empty recycle bin option
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24 Oct 2009   #29
Charbroil57

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 (clean install)
 
 
Follow example...

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by dregatar View Post
How do i pin the recycle bin yo the start menu... tried it but it doesn't show empty recycle bin option
I am not sure what might have gone wrong... but if the tutorial is followed as I wrote it, you should be able to right click and have the option of emptying the recycle bin from the context menu...

If you have multiple drives, you might have to address each drive individually.
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