Remove recycle bin icon


Did you know you can remove recycle bin icon from the desktop?
You can remove all the icons from the desktop except the recycle bin icon. Almost all of us know how to remove the my computer icon, my documents, etc. from the document. But now you can also remove recycle bin icon from the desktop. To remove recycle bin icon, we will use the registry editor. But you don’t need to know the details about registry editor.

We will start with registry editor & carry out the required operation. It doesn't even matter if you don't know about registry editor. Many people are not aware of how to use registry editor, and that's okay. You will get an idea after performing this trick. Just follow the steps in “how to do it”. It's that simple.

But you should always remember that almost all tasks that are related to changing or editing registry involves risk! If you do it other way, you may lead yourself into a bigger problem! Don't play with the registry.

How to do it
  1. As I told earlier in the introduction, we need to start with registry editor, so go to run
  2. Type "regedit" in the run dialog box and click OK. Now you should see a registry editor screen.
  3. In the registry editor, navigate to- HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\ CurrentVersion\EXPlorer\Desktop\NameSpace.
  4. Find the following key {645FF040-5081-101B-9F08-00AA002F954E} & delete it.
  5. After deleting, close the registry editor & refresh the desktop & see how the recycle bin icon disappears (if it doesn't, restart your computer to see the results)!!!


After refreshing the desktop, the recycle bin icon will vanish!

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