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Recycle Bin,windowsXP Home

Have not used computer for several weeks.Have done some deletes and want to restore a few. My recycle bin icon is gone. Have done search but to no avail. How do I find and restore the recycle bin?

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Hidden icon ?

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Download TweakUI from the following page.

Install it and subsequntly launch TweakUI. Expand My Computer, Desktop and make sure that the Recycle Bin icon is checked.

Good Luck,


Trying to unweave, unwind, unravel
And piece together the past and the future,

T. S. Eliot

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Re: Hidden icon ?

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Is it possible that the Windows XP routine to clean up seldom used desktop icons was executed? If so this icon may reside in an a folder called unused icons which should reside on the descktop along with other icons that are seldom used.

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Thank You very much! tweakUI Utility did it! Simple info great result. Jim

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You are welcome ... (NT)

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