My recycle bin icon is gone!


my recycle bin is icon is gone, I also have tried all the suggestions on your questions, but none of them worked. I right clicked the start , its not in explore, also right clicked the desk top, did the arrange deal. didn't work. so don't know what happen to it, I can put stuff in the recycle but can empty it casue can't find it! thanks for your help



This question was answered on June 17, 2004. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

If for some strange reason you have permanently deleted the Recycle Bin from your computer, I would suggest you to re-install your operating system So wipe clean those dusty re-installation cd(s) that came along with your computer when you first purchased it and pop them into your cd-rom Follow the instructions on the monitor to complete the re-installation and all should be well What a re-installation does is bring back your computer to its' original state In other words, you will lose all saved data and any programs or applications you have installed So I would also suggest you to back up any important files or folders Good Luck!!

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Posted by Sarwer of Katharine Gibbs School - New York on June 17, 2004