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Thread: Remove Recycle Bin Icon

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    Remove Recycle Bin Icon

    Is there any way to remove the recycle bin icon from the desktop???

    I want my desktop to be completely clear and the bin is the only thing from stopping me.

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    If you have XP, then right click your desktop, hold mouse over "arrange icons by" > untick "show icons on desktop". That will hide all icons on your desktop, including the recycle bin.

    Not sure about other OS's, but it might work on them as well.
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    Thanks. That worked great. I am sure glad I found this place. You guys have helped me fix every issue that I have had so far. It is much appreciated.

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    Glad I could help.
    8.1 Pro 64bit
    AMD FX 8350
    Asus Sabertooth 990FX R2.0
    24GB GSkill/Corsair 1866MHz
    2x XFX 6870 1GB
    SSD - OCZ V4 128GB/Kingston 120GB
    HDD - 3TB/2x 750GB/500GB/250GB
    Corsair TX850M
    Cooler Master HAF 932 Red
    CM Hyper 212 EVO w/2x SickleFlow 120mm Red
    12x BD-ROM
    Logitech X540 5.1 Surround
    2X Acer 23" LED - Eyefinity: 3840x1080
    Microsoft Sidewinder x4 KB

    "The significant problems we face cannot be solved at the same level of thinking we were at when we created them."
    - Albert Einstein

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