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Thumbs up Use Recycle Bin on Taskbar / How To Add Quick Launch Toolbar - 10-01-2009, 12:53 PM

A. Add Quick Launch Toolbar
1. Right click on the Windows 7 Taskbar, hover over Toolbars and click New toolbar.
2.When prompted to provide a folder directory, enter the following string of text: %userprofile%\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch

B. Clean up toolbar
1. Right click on the Taskbar and uncheck Lock the taskbar if it isn't already.
2. Right click on your Quick Launch bar and uncheck Show text, as well as Show title.
3. Right click and hover on View to select the size that your icons will be

C. Add Recycle Bin to Toolbar
1. Drag and drop the Recycle Bin onto the quick launch bar!

D. Hide Recycle Bin
1. Go to run and type in gpedit.msc
2. Click User Configuration (in the left pane), then Admin Templates, then Desktop
3. Click on the policy that says Hide/Remove Recycle Bin from Desktop
4. Make sure it's enabled!

Log off and back on and viola! Refreshing the desktop will not suffice.

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