Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Tips and Tricks for Windows XP ~ How To Remove Recycle Bin

tips-and-tricksHey guys, I am back again in action. I apologize as I  wasn't able to post for a long time due to my studies but now you will be getting updates daily. I am starting with tips and tricks for Windows XP. Although the windows has become very old and already windows 8 is in the market but still many of us like windows XP due to its performance and stability. Hope you also have  the same views as I do.

Tips and Tricks ~ Remove Recycle Bin From your Windows XP

You can remove or hide the windows xp recycle bin with a very simple trick, i.e.through a registry hack. While you can still have the access to your recycle bin by using [Shift] + [Delete] keys as a shortcut.

To do the registry hack follow the below steps:

  •  Click on Start menu  in the taskbar.
  • Click on run and in the dialogue box type "regedit" and click ok.
  • Now search for the following location 
HKEY_ LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\Current Version\Explorer\HideDesktop Icons\NewStartPanel\
  • Now make a new DWORD value with the following name.
  • Now double click on this and change its value to "1".
  • Now close the registry and goto your desktop.
  • Just refresh you desktop and your recycle bin will disspear.
  • You can unhide the recycle bin the by changing the same  DWORD value to "0".
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