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Add rename option for Recycle BIN

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Add rename option for Recycle BIN
Microsoft Windows users:

  1. Click Start / Run
  2. Type regedit and press enter.
  3. Open the HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT folder
  4. Open the CLSID folder
  5. Open the {645FF040-5081-101B-9F08-00AA002F954E} folder
  6. Open the ShellFolder folder
  7. Change the Attributes data value from 40 01 00 20 to 50 01 00 20. Once completed, change the CallForAttributes dword value to 0x00000000 (double-click and change value data to 0). You must change both of these values to get the rename to appear.

After performing the above steps, you will be able to rename the icon like any other icon. Right-click the Recycle Bin icon on the desktop and click Rename and rename it to whatever you wish.


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Comments and Discussions

Generalor even i can change the name to kachara .. Pin
Denno.Secqtinstien17-Nov-11 23:37
Denno.Secqtinstien17-Nov-11 23:37 
Generalworking fine ... i was bored to see the name of recycle bin ... Pin
Denno.Secqtinstien17-Nov-11 23:37
Denno.Secqtinstien17-Nov-11 23:37 
GeneralReason for my vote of 5 Thanks. I didn't know that. Pin
Dr.Walt Fair, PE2-Oct-11 12:42
professionalDr.Walt Fair, PE2-Oct-11 12:42 

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