вівторок, 19 серпня 2008 р.

Remove "Empty Recycle Bin" from Recycle Bin popup menu

If you are:
- insane on emptying Recycle Bin every time you see it's full
- want to remove "Empty Recycle Bin" from desktop icon popup menu
- want to keep Recycle Bin icon on the desktop to be able to open it

Then there is a solution for you:
- Select Recycle Bin icon on desktop and press Delete
- Confirm action - icon should disappear (if that won't work than try this tutorial)
- Right click on any empty space and select New --> Shortcut
- Enter explorer ::{645FF040-5081-101B-9F08-00AA002F954E} into location field and press Next
- Enter Recycle Bin as name of shortcut and press Finish
- Go to the popup menu of the new shortcut and select Properties
- Press Change icon at the bottom of dialog
- Type %SystemRoot%\system32\SHELL32.dll into Look for icons in this file field
- Select Recycle Bin icon, press OK and then OK to close dialog
- Enjoy ;)

Tested on Windows XP and Vista.