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Where's the Recycle Bin?

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I deleted my recycle bin from the desktop using a registry tweak, a while ago. Today I wondered, do I still have a recycle bin? Anyone know where it is, because I'm pretty sure I only deleted the icon, not the actual bin.
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It's located on the root drive (C: in most cases) and its folder is named "Recycler".
In order to see it and access it, under "Tools -> Folder Options -> View" you need to:
1) Enable "show hidden files and folders".
2) Uncheck "hide protected operating system files".
3) Uncheck "hide extensions for known file types".
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Good man, thanks z.
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