How do I get the recycle bin icon back on my desktop?

Melissa asks:

I meant to delete the items in my recycle bin,but I accidentally deleted the recycle bin icon on my desktop instead. Does anybody know how to get it back? Thanks!

Best answer:

Answer by James
heres a good explanation if youre using vista. i hear xp is more convoluted, but it might work the same way:
1) Right click the Vista Desktop
2) Click on Personalize
3) Select: ‘Change desktop icons’
4) At the Desktop Icon Settings, place a tick next to: ‘Recycle Bin’.

2 thoughts on “How do I get the recycle bin icon back on my desktop?

  1. I just did same exact thing myself , like five minutes ago,,,Hope it’s easy to get it back !
    Thank you James!!! ,,,, it worked
    Was very simple..

  2. right click on task bar in desktop. Choose properties. See the options in it. When u see that, u’ll know how to get it back.

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