Having an easy and accessible way to access the Recycle Bin is an important part of any IT administrator’s job. For many, the desktop is the best place to have the Recycle Bin, but for some users, having the Recycle Bin in the taskbar might be more convenient. This article will discuss how to move the Recycle Bin from the desktop to the taskbar in Windows 10.
Before getting started, it’s important to note that the steps outlined below will only work if the Recycle Bin is already on the desktop. If it is not, then you will need to first add it to the desktop. To do this, right-click on the desktop and select Personalize. In the Personalization window, select Themes and then Desktop icon settings. Check the box next to Recycle Bin and then click Apply.
Once the Recycle Bin is on the desktop, you can proceed with the steps to move it to the taskbar. The first step is to right-click on the Recycle Bin icon and select Properties. In the Recycle Bin Properties window, select the Shortcut tab. In the Target field, enter the following command:
This command will open a new window that contains the Recycle Bin. Click the pin icon on the Recycle Bin window to pin it to the taskbar. Now the Recycle Bin will be on the taskbar instead of the desktop.
It is also possible to move the Recycle Bin from the taskbar back to the desktop by following the same steps outlined above. Simply enter the command listed above in the Target field and the Recycle Bin window will open. Then click the pin icon to unpin the Recycle Bin from the taskbar.
In summary, moving the Recycle Bin from the desktop to the taskbar in Windows 10 is relatively easy. All that is required is to right-click on the Recycle Bin icon, select Properties, and then enter the command in the Target field. After that, the Recycle Bin can be pinned to the taskbar and will be easily accessible from there. For those who want to move the Recycle Bin back to the desktop, the same steps can be followed with the pin icon being clicked to unpin the Recycle Bin from the taskbar.