Show or Hide the Recycle Bin Icon on Windows 7

Edited by Lukward Thomason, Zack, Eng, Anonymous

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    Go to the Control Panel.
    To go to the Control Panel, press the Start Menu button on the lower left corner of the screen, and then choose Control Panel. After you've clicked it once, the window will open.
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    Click on Appearance and Personalization.
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    Click on Personalization.
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    Click on Change Desktop Icons on the left side of the screen.
    A new window will open. In the new window, there will be a list of several icons that are available for your desktop. As you may notice in this example, Recycle Bin is not checked which means there is no Recycle Bin icon on the desktop.
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    Just checkmark it and press OK.
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    Now, close the Control Panel window.
    As you might notice, the Recycle Bin icon has been placed on the desktop.
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    This concludes the tutorial on how to show or hide Recycle Bin on the desktop on Windows 7.
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Recent edits by: Eng, Zack, Lukward Thomason

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