Closed I don't want...the recycle bin on my desktop Tags: Desktops Windows Vista Last response: June 7, 2010 12:37 AM in Windows Vista Share theubersmurf December 24, 2008 6:28:32 PM So I got rid of it. How do I empty it without putting it on the desktop and emptying it every time? More about : recycle bin desktop Best solution Anonymous December 24, 2008 7:07:11 PM Share Don't send anything to the Recycle Bin. Just use Shift Delete to permanently delete files/folders. Grumpy theubersmurf December 24, 2008 7:36:16 PM tanks Related resources My recycle bin is missing from my desktop window xp - Forum Why Does The Recycle Bin on My Vista Desktop Look Full when its Empty - Forum Left click on desktop icon sends icon to recycle bin - Forum Restore recycle bin on desktop - Forum Restore Recycle Bin to Desktop /WinExplore - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer LoneEagle December 26, 2008 10:37:58 PM Hi, Shift-Delete work fine but not great for your case. If you can reappear the Recycle Bin on your desktop, Right-click on it and choose "Properties". Then, just choose "Do not move files to ...". Is it a better solution? Zoron December 27, 2008 12:32:33 AM You can also get a variety of Sidebar gadgets to replace the desktop recycle bin. notherdude December 27, 2008 1:57:07 AM It also shows up under 'my computer' when viewed from explorer. You can empty it there. The desktop icon is just a shortcut to the real recycle bin anyway. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Help, recycle bin is gone from desktop ! Forum Desktop Recycle Bin Forum Hiding Desktop Recycle Bin Forum I can't find my recycle bin , its not on the desktop Forum Recycle Bin - not the original icon on desktop Forum Recycle Bin is missing on the desktop !! Forum How to empty undeletable files in recycle bin Forum How to hide empty recycle bin windows 7 Forum Can only see $ RECYCLE.BIN Forum Recycle bin Forum Multiple recycle bin dialog box that cannot be close Forum Recycle Bin : It Keeps Associating Itself With An External HD Forum [Solved] Vista busness 32 product key free Forum I dont want to screw this up Forum Need help, having vista and xp on 1 desktop Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows Vista categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security !