Recycle Bin Menu

MacSimi

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Shawn, Thanks for this. Replace Delete with Disk Cleanup worked perfectly for me in Vista Home Premium SP1 (32 bit). I have many times in the past stupidly deleted the recycle bin icon when I meant only to empty it, so your hack is much appreciated!:party:
 

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Brink

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mvp
Your welcome MacSimi, and welcome to Vista Forums. :party:

Shawn
 

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gate1975mlm

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Only tried the one since it was moderately useful to me.

I really would just like the delete option removed with nothing else added. Unless I could replace it with a "winning lottery numbers generator" option. That would come in handy. Anything else just makes a large pain-in-the-ass into a small pain-in-the-ass.

Thank you for your reply.
Just run this reg file (trust me!) the del will be gone.
How do you get delete back if someone wanted to?
 

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Brink

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mvp
Hi Gate1975mlm,

Welcome to Visa Forums. :party:

You would just use the REG download in step 4 to restore the default Delete. ;)

Hope this helps,
Shawn
 

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vivecapark

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Although I'm pretty computer savy and have been using a computer of one kind or another since 1981, after getting my new computer with Vista, I've been deleting the recycle bin over and over. A lot of the time, I would be extra careful to only click on empty, but my hand is faster than my eye & brain!

Today I got smart and decided to do a search to find out if there was a fix for this. The first one I came across entailed me editing my registry. The second one led me to this website where I corrected the problem in less that 2 minutes (which included the downloading time).

Thanks so much for making my life easier!

Viveca:D
 

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Brink

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mvp
You're most welcome Viveca, and welcome to Vista Forums. :)

Shawn
 

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    Memory
    16 GB (8GBx2) G.SKILL TridentZ DDR4 3200 MHz
    Graphics Card(s)
    ASUS ROG-STRIX-GTX1080TI-O11G-GAMING
    Sound Card
    Integrated Digital Audio (S/PDIF)
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    3 x 27" Asus VE278Q
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    1920x1080
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    1TB Samsung 970 EVO Plus M.2,
    250GB Samsung 960 EVO M.2,
    6TB WD Black WD6001FZWX
    8TB WD MyCloudEX2Ultra NAS
    PSU
    Seasonic Prime Titanium 850W
    Case
    Thermaltake Core P3
    Cooling
    Corsair Hydro H115i
    Mouse
    Logitech MX Master
    Keyboard
    Logitech wireless K800
    Internet Speed
    1 Gb/s Download and 35 Mb/s Upload
    Other Info
    Logitech Z625 speaker system,
    Logitech BRIO 4K Pro webcam,
    HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M477fdn,
    Linksys EA9500 router,
    Arris SB8200 cable modem,
    APC SMART-UPS RT 1000 XL - SURT1000XLI,
    Lumia 1520 phone
  • Operating System
    Windows 10 Pro
    Manufacturer/Model
    HP Envy Y0F94AV
    CPU
    i7-7500U @ 2.70 GHz
    Memory
    16 GB DDR4-2133
    Graphics card(s)
    NVIDIA GeForce 940MX
    Sound Card
    Conexant ISST Audio
    Monitor(s) Displays
    17.3" UHD IPS touch
    Screen Resolution
    3480 x 2160
    Hard Drives
    512 GB M.2 SSD
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