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    Pin Recycle Bin to Taskbar in Windows 7

    As we all know windows seven is much advanced OS comes with many new and useful features. Here is one more tip that helps you to pin your recycle bin to taskbar of your desktop.

    To do so, follow this steps:-

    1. Right click on a empty space on the desktop and click on New and Shortcut.

    2. For the location, type %SystemRoot%\explorer.exe shell:RecycleBinFolder and click on the Next button.

    3. For the name, type Recycle Bin and click on the Finish button.

    4. Right click on the new Recycle Bin shortcut on the desktop and click on Properties.

    5. Under the Shortcut tab, click on the Change Icon button.

    6. In the "Look for icons..." line, type %SystemRoot%\system32\imageres.dll and press enter.

    7. Select the Recycle Bin icon and click on OK.

    8. Click on OK

    9. Drag the new Recycle Bin shortcut onto the taskbar until you see the Pin to Taskbar pop-up and drop it.

    10. The Recycle Bin is now pinned to the taskbar.


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    Re: Pin Recycle Bin to Taskbar in Windows 7

    Thats look nice.... Thanks for the tip,, but what if i need to remoce it from Taskbar and keep it to desktop ?

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    Re: Pin Recycle Bin to Taskbar in Windows 7

    Thats much simple. Its same as you unpin any program from your Windows 7 taskbar.

    Right click on a pinned taskbar icon link that you want to unpin, and click on Unpin this program from the Taskbar.

    Thats it..

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    Re: Pin Recycle Bin to Taskbar in Windows 7

    Great tips !!!... Thanks for sharing this interesting stuff.

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    Re: Pin Recycle Bin to Taskbar in Windows 7

    This just creates a shortcut to recycle bin on your taskbar. For a proper fully functional solution try this Recycle Bin mod
    Last edited by Maqbool; 09-03-2010 at 05:49 AM. Reason: External Links Removed

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