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Windows 7: Empty Recycle Bin - Add to Desktop Context Menu

07 Apr 2019   #20

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Hello @igeorge George,

You might see if you may be able to add "Empty Recycle Bin" back to the context menu of the Recycle Bin using the tutorial below.

Remove Empty Recycle Bin from Context Menu of Recycle Bin in Windows | Tutorials

Next, you might see if the tutorial below may be able to fix the Recycle Bin icon not refreshing.

Recycle Bin | Vista Forums

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07 Apr 2019   #21

xp , vista
I will try

THank you Brink
I will try.
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07 Apr 2019   #22

xp , vista
icon ok

Hello Brink
The icon is fixed now.
Thank you very much.
I go to step two.
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07 Apr 2019   #23

xp , vista
Missing part of registry

Hello Brink,
I do not have the subfolders like you have.
The key has just DefaultIcon, but no subfolders.
See the screenshot

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07 Apr 2019   #24

xp , vista
it works now.

After i changed the permission to the whole key
I run the script, and now i have the empty recycle bin option.
I still do not know what i have missing the subfolders for this key, but the original problem is fixed.
The icon change , the empty option is now back.
Thank you

Do you know by any chance how to make windows 7/64 ultimate service pack 1 the font darkers.
As you can see on my screenshot they are horrible.
I use the windows classic display and no aero.
But when i open a folder, i barely can read.
Selecting a high contrast theme, it interfere with some of my programs (like PCB design )
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07 Apr 2019   #25

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

You're most welcome George. I'm glad the original problem is now sorted.

You could test using different fonts or a bolded font using an option in the tutorial below to see if you may find one that looks better to you. I would recommend to create a restore point before doing this. This way you can do a system restore and select a restore point before this to quickly undo it if needed.

Fonts - Change
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