Remove Recycle Bin icon from desktop

Removes most occurrences of the Recycle Bin icon.

This setting removes the Recycle Bin icon from the desktop, from File Explorer, from programs that use the File Explorer windows, and from the standard Open dialog box.

This setting does not prevent the user from using other methods to gain access to the contents of the Recycle Bin folder.

Note: To make changes to this setting effective, you must log off and then log back on.

Supported on: At least Windows Server 2003 operating systems or Windows XP Professional
Registry HiveHKEY_CURRENT_USER
Registry PathSoftware\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\NonEnum
Value Name{645FF040-5081-101B-9F08-00AA002F954E}
Value TypeREG_DWORD
Enabled Value1
Disabled Value0

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