Restore Deleted Recycle Bin Icon from Desktop

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Question:  Help, I accidentally deleted the Recycle Bin icon in my Desktop, how to restore deleted Recycle Bin icon from Desktop?

Answer: 

Restore Deleted Recycle Bin Icon from Desktop

Solution 1:

  1. Right-click an empty area of your desktop
  2. Select Properties
  3. Click the Desktop tab
  4. Click the Customize button
  5. Click Restore Default
  6. Exit all windows and restart your computer

For Windows 7

  1. Right-click an empty area of your desktop
  2. Select Personalize
  3. Click the Change Desktop icons
  4. Click Restore Default

Solution 2:
Note: Be sure to make a backup copy of your registry prior to making any changes.

Go to Start>> Run. Type in: regedit [Enter]

Navigate to: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Desktop\NameSpace

Hold the mouse on NameSpace and right-click once. From the resulting menu, select Edit>> New>> Key

Copy and Paste the following Key code (including the brackets):

{645FF040-5081-101B-9F08-00AA002F954E}

Press Enter on your keyboard, exit the registry editor and restart your system.