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I don't want...the recycle bin on my desktop
Dec 24, 2008, 6:28 PM
So I got rid of it. How do I empty it without putting it on the desktop and emptying it every time?
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Dec 24, 2008
want recycle desktop
Dec 24, 2008, 7:07 PM
Don't send anything to the Recycle Bin. Just use Shift Delete to permanently delete files/folders.
Dec 24, 2008, 7:36 PM
How to delete empty files from my desktop computer?
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Dec 26, 2008, 10:37 PM
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?
Dec 27, 2008, 12:32 AM
You can also get a variety of Sidebar gadgets to replace the desktop recycle bin.
Dec 27, 2008, 1:57 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.
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