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Windows 7: Recycle Bin - Pin to Taskbar

08 Apr 2009   #49
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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20 Dec 2009   #50
Aarkan

Windows Seven Ultimate
 
 
thanks!

lol, i hadn't seen the note XD, thanks alot for the tutorial!

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20 Dec 2009   #51
myzr7

Windows 7 Ulti. x64
 
 

Your welcome. I like this tweek as I have no icons on the desktop. If I find that I need to I can put a icon in the toolbar part of this and use it as a quick launch bar. Enjoy!
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20 Dec 2009   #52
alwinwinjoe

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit Version 6.1 (build 7600.16385)
 
 

Thank you very much! This tutorial has made my desktop cleaner now.
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21 Dec 2009   #53
Barefoot

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

It's made me want to empty the trash every time I see the icon in the taskbar!
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22 Dec 2009   #54
user

windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by sicklyslick View Post
i meant cant we change the the recycle bin icon (like use a different icon, not using the small icon option) that is 40pixels high? would that solve the problem?
No matter what is the size of the icon if you set large icons the height of the task bar is increased and the gap will always be there.
As a proof try to enable the toolbar "links" that by default is empty and set large icons. The gap will be created. And btw the gap disappears magically if you unlock the toolbar, increase height, move it to the opposite side of the screen, resize it to minimum height and move it back to the original position. The problem is that when you reboot the gap reappears.
So it is a stupid bug that was reported to microsoft before the final release.
This and the fact that you can't pin whatever you want to the taskbar (among the other problems) shows that microsoft programmers are not passionate about what they do.
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03 Jan 2010   #55
JohnnyScience

Windows 7 64 & Ubuntu 64
 
 

Ok so I did this, was able to make the icon show up on the toolbar, hid the folder with the shortcut in it in the c: drive, but when I right click the icon on my toolbar to empty it, I'm given all of these other BS options, but not the one to empty it...

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Now out of no where the icon I made for the dock has disappeared?


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03 Jan 2010   #56
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Hello Johnny,

Did you delete or move the folder (step 4) that you created afterwards?
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09 Jan 2010   #57
LongJnSilver

Windows 7
 
 

Hi, All. I'm running Win 7 in a Bootcamp partition on my MacBook Pro (FUN FOR PC GAMING!). I have the tastbar on the Mac side on the RIGHT of the screen - and have put the Win 7 one there too. BUT, now that I have my Win 7 Recycle Bin on the Taskbar - it is not centered - is on the far left and makes the Taskbar 1/3 fatter than it needs to be. Any way to change that?
Thanks! LongJnSilver
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09 Jan 2010   #58
derekimo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Pro 64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by LongJnSilver View Post
Hi, All. I'm running Win 7 in a Bootcamp partition on my MacBook Pro (FUN FOR PC GAMING!). I have the tastbar on the Mac side on the RIGHT of the screen - and have put the Win 7 one there too. BUT, now that I have my Win 7 Recycle Bin on the Taskbar - it is not centered - is on the far left and makes the Taskbar 1/3 fatter than it needs to be. Any way to change that?
Thanks! LongJnSilver
On step 10 of this tutorial it shows how to change the icon size to view small.
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10 Jan 2010   #59
LongJnSilver

Windows 7
 
 
icons are small already - it's the toolbar

It's the toolbar itself that is too wide - wider than it needs to be to
house the icons if I could get them to line up in the middle. I guess I'm
being too picky. - LongJnSilver -
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