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Restore Recycle Bin Icon in Vista

If you are like me, you accidently delete the recycle bin icon at least once very couple of weeks. And then without fail realize that you don’t know how to restore it quickly. The following is a method of how to quickly restore the recycle bin icon to Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008:

1. Right-click on Desktop and select “Personalize”. It’ll open Personalization window. Now click on “Change desktop icons” link in left side pane. OR you can open it directly by providing following command in RUN or Startmenu Search box:
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2. This will open a “Desktop Icon Settings” window as shown in following screenshot:

3. Select “Recycle Bin” and the Apply.
4. No go back to your desktop to confirm that your recycle bin icon has been restored.

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