Sunday, March 30, 2008

Restore Accidentally Deleted Recycle Bin Icon From Desktop - Windows Vista Tip


When you are deleting unnecessary images, documents and shortcuts placed on the desktop, you deleted Recycle Bin icon by mistake. Now you want to restore the accidentally deleted Recycle Bin icon on to the desktop.


Follow these steps to restore Recycle Bin icon on to Desktop

  1. Right click on empty area of Desktop and choose the option Personalize; display Personalize appearance and sounds window

  1. Choose the option Change desktop icons  available under Tasks in the top left side of display window; displays Desktop icon settings window


  1. Select the check box Recycle Bin

  1. Click on Ok to save the settings
  2. Return to your Desktop to see the restored Recycle Bin icon


Anonymous said...

Thank you very much.

Anonymous said...

Thank you so much I just accidentally deleted my after a copying file pushed my desktop icons out of alignment and my recycle bin disappeared and couldn't find a way to restore it. Then your page came up in a search with the fantastic help that got my lovely little bin icon back :-)

Anonymous said...

Thanks for ur useful hint

Anonymous said...

Thank you SO much I accidently (in my tired state) meant to press empty recycle bin & pressed delete, so deleted the icon. Got it back in no time thanks to your article :-)

Anonymous said...

thank you!

Anonymous said...

Thank You so very much. Can't believe I done that !!!
Cheers, Lynley

Anonymous said...

thks pal...simple move made change..