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paulsiam

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i am running XP Pro SP3.
I want to remove the recycle bin icon from the desktop -- but still keep it in windows explorer or know how to get at it if I need to see what is in it.
I can remove the icon by
gpedit.msc >administrative>desktop>remove recycle bin icon from desktop>enable

but that also takes it away from windows epxlorer and I don't know how to find it (unless i put the icon back on).

Any help appreciated!
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SpywareDr

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Try this:

  • Go to this Microsoft page:

    Microsoft PowerToys for Windows XP
    http://www.microsoft...ppowertoys.mspx

  • Download and install Tweak UI (about half-way down the right edge of the page):

    Tweak UI
    Download TweakUI.exe
    147 KB 1 min @ 28.8 Kbps

  • Run Tweak UI, click "Desktop" in the left pane, deselect (uncheck) "Recycle Bin" in the right pane, click Apply then OK.

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got it. Thanks!
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No problem. :D
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