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Recycle Bin

by bencata / October 27, 2003 10:24 PM PST

I just recently lost my Recycle Bin on the Desktop
and would like to know how to get it back.

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Re:Recycle Bin
by compunut / October 28, 2003 6:39 AM PST
In reply to: Recycle Bin

This is something i got from a search on Google for ''Lost Recycle Bin'' Beware you have to modify the registry...>>> 1) Go to RUN and type regedit

2) Go to:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Desktop\NameSpace

3) Right-click the NameSpace key and select New, Key. Type the following exactly as follows

{645FF040-5081-101B-9F08-00AA002F954E}

4) After you've made the new key, close the Registry Editor and then click on your desktop once and then press F5 to refresh the desktop screen. And look! There's that Recycle Bin Icon that got away!

Use this advice at your own risk.... Modifying the registry could cause problems if you are not sure ....Backup registry first..

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Re:Recycle Bin
by HerbChong / October 29, 2003 8:27 AM PST
In reply to: Recycle Bin

what version of Windows are you running? if you are running Windows XP, this is under Control Panel|Display|Desktop|Customize Desktop.

Herb...

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Re:Recycle Bin
by rhm312 / September 29, 2004 1:10 PM PDT
In reply to: Re:Recycle Bin

I am using windows ME. Might have accidently removed with an "erase" file.
Thank you

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Re:Recycle Bin
by HerbChong / October 6, 2004 10:59 AM PDT
In reply to: Re:Recycle Bin

you'll have to do the registry trick documented in the prior message. there isn't anyway around it. go to www.annoyances.org to find various ways to fix it.

Herb...

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