How To Rename The Recycle Bin In Windows XP

Rename the Recycle Bin in Windows XP
Have you ever wanted to give a clever name to the Windows Recycle Bin? Here's how to rename the Recycle Bin using the Windows Registry Editor.

Step 1: Go to START and click Run

Step 2: Enter regedit and hit enter to open the Registry Editor

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Step 3: Find the following location:

+HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT  (Click the plus sign on the left)

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+CLSID  (Click the plus sign on the left)

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+{645FF040-5081-101B-9F08-00AA002F954E}  (Click the plus sign on the left)

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Step 4: Double click LocalizedString

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Step 5: Enter your desired name for the Recycle Bin into the empty space called 'Value Data'. When you have entered what you would like click 'OK'.

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Step 6: Close the Registry Editor.

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Tips:
Make sure to backup a copy of your registry before editing any registry entries. To do so, go to FILE and click Export... under the Registry Editor window.


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