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The Best Way to Restore Your Recycle Bin

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Jan 15, 2024 • Filed to: Recover Files • Proven solutions

For starters or other users losing the recycle bin from the desktop may cause panic. However, it is normal to lose the recycle bin but the worst-case scenario is losing valuable files. There are a few common practices that can lead to the loss of recycle bin and files in the recycle bin. When you need a clean desktop, you can accidentally remove the recycle bin from the desktop thus the icon will be hidden. Also when deleting some needless files from the recycle bin, you may delete some vital files only to realize late. On another occasion, a corrupt operating system can lead to loss of files in the recycle.

More importantly, the recycle bin icon can be restored to the desktop. Moreover, the lost files from the recycle bin can still be recovered in their original form to their previous location using the correct data recovery software. In the following parts, we will tell you how to make recycle bin re-appear on the desktop and how to recover deleted files from recycle bin

How to Make Recycle Bin Reappear on the Desktop

You recycle bin may disappear from the desktop due to a number of the following factors. It may be due to a virus, aftermarket clean tool may remove it or accidental deletion. Encouragingly; you can recover it to its original location. There are several steps to follow to make it reappear again.

Step 1. Click on the start menu on you taskbar

These are the basic steps for individuals with windows vista.

recycel bin recovery-click start menu

For individuals with Windows 8 and Windows 7, you will be required to search for desktop icons then go ahead to select show or hide common icons on the desktop. Thereafter you will continue with step 4

show recycle bin windows

Step 2. Select-control panel

There is a control panel on your right, click on it and wait for other features to be displayed. You will see as this appears.

recover reycle bin-select control panel

Step 3. Select personalization

From appearance and personalization, go to personalize on your right. You will screen like this appear on your computer.

recycle bin recovery windows-Select personalization

Step 4. Go to change desktop icons

recover recycle bin icon-change desktop icons

A dialogue box will appear on your right-hand side. You will see a change desktop icon appear, click on it.

Step 5. Select recycle bin

Go to change desktop icon box then select the recycle bin to add to the desktop of your choice. Here you will see a screen like this

select recycle bin

You can either choose a full recycle bin or an empty one. There is also a change recycle bin icon dialogue box just in case you don’t like the previous icon.

How to Recovers Deleted Files from the Recycle Bin

If you accidentally deleted vital files, there is no cause for alarm. The recycle bin still has your files therefore; it is easy to restore the recycle bin with the window. But if you went further to empty the recycle bin, you will not find your files in the recycle bin thus you will need file recovery software to get them back. Here are simple steps to retrieve deleted files from the recycle in window

First, double click on the recycle bin icon to open. Then identify and select all the files you need them restored. After that, select the appropriate place where you want your restored files to be located. Right-click on the location then click restore. Relax, your files can now be restored and you will find them in the location you selected. The time taken to restore files depends on your computer speed and the size of files being restored.

The Best Data Recovery Tool-Recoverit

Individuals and even companies dread losing vital data. Currently, most information is stored in the computers however; such information is not usually backed up. Thus the loss of such important data can cause serious panic among the users. To deal with such kind of situations, several data recovery tools have been invented. If you are looking for the most efficient and high-quality software, look no more.

Wondershare data recovery tool is an awesome tool to retrieve any kind of lost data. From secondary storage devices( including and not limited to hard drives, flash drives, SD cards) to mobile phones to digital cameras. This software is user friendly and beginners or starters can use it without difficulty. It also possesses a good interface making it easier for the user to navigate whenever need.

This recovery software is designed to serve all users taking into account computer skills. In that, there are two types of recovery utility; wizard and the standard model. Wizard mode is specifically designed for individuals without much computer skills to recover lost data. The standard model is meant for advanced users. It contains four recovery modules; lost file recovery, resume recovery, partition recovery, and raw file recovery.

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How to Retrieve Data Using Recoverit recycle bin recovery software

Step 1: Choose the data scenario you meet

Here you are required to select the types of scenarios you meet. In this case, you should choose "Recycle Bin Recovery".

recover files from recycle bin-step 1

Step 2: Launch quick scan

The quick scan will be launched immediately. If you could not find the result from the quick scan, you should enable "All-Around Recovery" to give the recovery tool the highest possible chance of recovering all your lost files. The process may take several minutes given the number of files required to be scanned.

recover deleted files from recycle bin-step 2

Step 3: Recover deleted files

After scanning is completed, go through all the types of files. You can preview the files and click "Recover" to start recovery.

recycle bin recovery-step 3

Note: Save all recovered files to another safe storage device, it will avoid files overwritten.

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Amy Dennis

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