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    Missing Recycle Bin

    Hi all, I'm running Vista Home Premium 32bit and I've somehow made the Recycle bin disapear from the desktop and don't seem to be able to find it.

    Does anyone know where the Recycle bin would be on my harddrive so I could make another shortcut to the desktop, or even post up the link given in Vista for the Recycle bin (eg C:/Windows/Rubbish/Recycle/bin)

    Thanks,

    Ohh its still letting me put things in the bin, just I dont have the option to empty it with the icon on desktop

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    I'm not sure it works the same way as in XP, but if you right click on the desktop, go to properties, search through the menu there, it should allow you to chose what you have displayed on the desktop.

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    Its different

    Although you've given me an idea!

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    Never mind did'nt work

    Wish I knew my way around Vista and this would be easy as pie

    Anyone else got an idea?

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    Nah you don't need to do that in Vista:

    http://windowshelp.microsoft.com/Win...1f0ba1033.mspx
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    That'll do it too, but I was referring more to

    "Here is the correct way to go by it. And mind you this is for Vista, right click on the desktop then click personalize, once there look to the left pane near the top and click Change Desktop Icons, this is where you choose which icons you want to appear on your desktop, close/OK out and you're all done. "

    rather the registry editing shenanigans - either/or will do it.

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    Ahhhh, read the regedit stuff and thought...NOOOoooooo
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    heh, nope was just another way of getting to the personalise menu. Always a few ways of doing the same thing...

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    right click on the desktop then click personalize, once there look to the left pane near the top and click Change Desktop Icons, this is where you choose which icons you want to appear on your desktop, close/OK out and you're all done.

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    Ah, similar to XP then

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    Thank you!!!!

    All sorted now, just wish I knew how I deleated it in the first place

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    Quote Originally Posted by Graham-UK View Post
    Thank you!!!!

    All sorted now, just wish I knew how I deleated it in the first place
    Press "Delete" then "yes"?
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    Quote Originally Posted by kempez View Post
    Press "Delete" then "yes"?
    and then the 6 other security windows that ask you if you're really sure you want to delete something!!!!.......

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    Did the computer overhear you saying 'throw out the rubbish' and interpret that as get rid of the bin?

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