How to restore Recycle Bin icon on the desktop after deleting it accidentally?

Original Title: Help to find lost recycle bin. Hi there, I have accidentally deleted or moved my recycle bin from the desktop and can't find where it is. I would appreciate it to find out how to reinstate it to the desk top.

Iwould appreciate some help to find a lost recycle bin. - - - Hi there, I have accidentally deleted or moved my recycle bin from the desktop and (whilst it still exists on the computer and can be inspected via doing a 'control F' ) - - - can't find where it is exactly - or how to get the icon back on the desk-top.  - - - I would appreciate finding out how to reinstate it to the desk top.

Many thanks.

Phil7818

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Hi,

Control Panel/Personalization, in the left column click on the link to "change desktop icons". You can recheck the Recycle Bin here.


Best of Luck, Rick Rogers, aka "Nutcase" - Microsoft MVP http://mvp.support.microsoft.com Windows help - www.rickrogers.org

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Hi philip7818,

Also have a look at the following article link along with the steps suggested by Rick Rogers MVP, Moderator:

How do I make the Recycle Bin appear on my desktop in Windows Vista or in Windows XP?


Hope this helps.

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Santosh Y – Microsoft Support

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