Category Archives: Recycle Bin

How to Add or Restore the Recycle Bin icon to the Desktop of Windows 10?

Suppose you have recently installed Windows 10 operating system or created a new user account on your PC. In that case, you might have noticed that the Recycle Bin icon is not available on Windows 10 desktop. By default, the Recycle Bin option is not available or visible on Windows 10 Desktop. That means you’ll […]

How to Add the Recycle Bin to the System Tray in Windows 11/10?

On a Windows PC, Recycle Bin stores deleted files and folders. By default, it sits on the desktop, and Microsoft has not provided any option to add Recycle Bin icon to the system tray. If you frequently access the Windows system tray and want to add Recycle Bin to that place, you need to download […]

How to Change Recycle Bin Storage Size on Windows 11?

By default, Windows automatically assigns a maximum storage size for the Recycle Bin on each partition. When you delete any item on your PC, it goes to the Recycle Bin. The deleted items sit on the Recycle bin until you manually delete them or the Recycle Bin storage gets full. When the maximum storage limit of […]

How to Skip Recycle Bin on Windows 11 when Deleting File/Folder?

When you delete a file or folder from your Windows 11 PC, it gets accumulated in the Recycle Bin. You need to clean the Recycle Bin to free up storage manually. Otherwise, Recycle will keep the deleted items until their maximum storage size has been exhausted. Any time, if you wish, you can restore the […]

How to Hide or Show Recycle Bin Icon in Windows 11?

How do I restore the Recycle Bin in Windows 11? Due to any reason, if the Recycle Bin icon is missing from Windows 11, you can restore them by referring to this gearupwindows article. This post will even help you remove the Recycle Bin from Windows 11 if you want to. Microsoft provides a simple […]

How to Pin Recycle Bin to Windows 11 Taskbar?

Right-clicking an app or program, Windows 11 allows you to pin or unpin it to the taskbar. That means you can add your favorite program to Windows 11 Taskbar for easy access. In other words, we can say that you can launch your favorite application or program from the taskbar itself while working on any […]

How to Bring back the Delete Confirmation dialog box in Windows 11?

How do I change delete confirmation in Windows 11? Windows 11 has been announced by Microsoft, and most users have installed it on their PC. Apart from 4GB RAM, Windows 11 needs TPM 2.0 and Secure Boot enabled on UEFI/BIOS. If you are running an old computer, you will not find both these features on […]

How to Fix Corrupted Recycle Bin in Windows 11/ 10 / 8 / 7?

Recycle Bin is a particular folder where deleted items are temporarily stored in Windows unless they are permanently deleted from your computer. Microsoft allows recovering deleted files from Recycle Bin since Windows 95. Until a user does not empty the Recycle Bin, deleted items are not permanently removed from the hard drive. All these deleted […]

How to change Recycle Bin icon in Windows 10?

All the Windows, including Win 10/8/7/Vista, come with a built-in feature to change the folder icon. Even if in your Windows 10 PC, icons are not displaying properly, you can rebuild the Icon Cache to fix it. To change the folder icon on Windows 10/8/7/Vista computers, right-click on the folder to which icon you want to change […]

Recycle Bin icon missing on the desktop of Windows 7, how to add it?

If you have recently installed Windows 7 operating system or created a new user account on your machine and noticed that the Recycle Bin icon is not available on Windows 7 desktop, this post will help you. By default, the Recycle Bin option does remain visible on the desktop of Windows 7. Recycle Bin helps […]