How to delete recycle bin in Windows 7 / 8 /10

It’s quite simple to delete recycle bin in Windows 7, 8 or 10. By default recycle bin icon available in all Windows PC / computer desktop. Recycle bin store the all deleted files or folders whatever you want to delete in your computer. If accidentally delete files or folder from your computer then you can restore those deleted files in your Windows PC from recycle bin. If you have delete files directly (Shift + Delete) then it’s not back up deleted files. Follow below given steps to hide / delete recycle bin in Windows 7 / 8 /10.

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Complete guide of how to delete recycle bin in Windows 7 /8, Windows vista / Windows 10

Hide / Delete recycle bin in Windows 7 / Windows 8

Tap on Personalize in desktop

Step 1: Right click on the desktop and tap on “Personalize”

Tap on change desktop icons on top left side

Step 2: Tap on “Change desktop icons” on top left side

How to delete recycle bin in Windows 8

You can see above screen on your Windows 7 or Windows 8 PC. By default check the recycle bin box

How to delete recycle bin in Windows 7

Step 3: Uncheck the recycle bin box & tap on “Apply” button then press “OK” to hide recycle bin icon in Windows 7 or Windows 8. Go to desktop and check it.

You can also hide all desktop icons on your Windows 10 / Windows 8 / Windows 7

Hide all desktop icon Windows 10

Right click on the desktop > View > Show desktop icons

Delete recycle bin in Windows 10

Step 1: Right click on the desktop and tap on “Personalize”

Step 2: Under personalization, tap on “Themes”

Step 3: In themes tap on “desktop icon settings” under related settings

By default recycle bin box is checked

Step 4: Uncheck the box to hide / delete recycle bin in Windows 10

Delete / Hide recycle bin icon in Windows Vista

Right click the recycle bin icon and select delete. It’s easy to delete in Windows vista.

Above you can see the simple steps to delete recycle bin in Windows 7 / 8 /10. If you’re facing any kind of problems, don’t hesitate to let me know below comment box, would be a pleasure to help you. Share this trick with your friends!

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