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Alter the Recycle Bin icons

This setting enables you to alter the Recycle Bin icons.

Tweak for : Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows XP, Windows 2003, Windows 2000, Windows Vista
This setting enables you to alter the Recycle Bin icons.

If you enable this setting, you can customize your Recycle Bin according to your preferences.

For this go to "Start->Run" and enter "regedit" and search the key listed below for HKEY_CURRENT_USER and for HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT. You can edit one string value "Default" and create string values "Empty" and "Full", if these values are not existing.

Now you can set this value to disallow the ability to customize the toolbar. After going to a free space of your desktop and pressing the key F5 the changes should take effect.

EXAMPLE:

(Default) REG_SZ c:\icons\systic.ico
Empty REG_SZ c:\icons\systic.ico
Full REG_SZ c:\icons\systic_full.ico

Apply registry settings according below given steps of screenshots with related changes.

Changed empty ‘Recycle Bin’ icon is visible on the desktop.

Default empty ‘Recycle Bin’ icon is visible on the desktop.

Changed icon for filled ‘Recycle Bin’ is visible on the desktop.

Default filled ‘Recycle Bin’ icon is visible on the desktop.

First, click the 'Start' button, and select 'Run'. In the resulting dialog box, type "regedit".

Go to [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\CLSID\{645FF040-5081 -101B-9F08-00AA002F954E}\DefaultIcon\], right-click on "(Default)" and click on 'Modify'.

Finally, enter the value User "User Defined recycle bin icon file path" Like "c:\icons\systic.ico" without quotation in the text box and click on 'OK'.

Go to [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\CLSID\{645FF040-5081 -101B-9F08-00AA002F954E}\DefaultIcon\], right-click on "Empty" and click on 'Modify'.

Finally, enter the value User "User Defined Empty recycle bin icon file path" Like "c:\icons\systic.ico" without quotation in the text box and click on 'OK'.

Go to [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\CLSID\{645FF040-5081 -101B-9F08-00AA002F954E}\DefaultIcon\],right-click on "Full" and click on 'Modify'.

Finally, enter the value User "User Defined Full recycle bin icon file path" Like "c:\icons\systic_full.ico " without quotation in the text box and click on 'OK'. Once you are done. Exit from registry. After a restart or logoff, the changes take effect.

Hide the “Accessibility Options” system icon in Control Panel (For Windows 98/Me).

Category : Display > Fonts & Icons

You can customize the display of the Control Panel applets. With this setting, you can hide the “Accessibility Options” system icon from the current applets group.

Hide the “Modems” system icon in Control Panel (For Windows 98/Me).

Category : Display > Fonts & Icons

You can customize the display of the Control Panel applets. With this setting, you can hide the “Modems” system icon from the current applets group.

Hide the “Scanners and Cameras” system icon in Control Panel (For Windows 98/Me).

Category : Display > Fonts & Icons

You can customize the display of the Control Panel applets. With this setting, you can hide the “Scanners and Cameras” system icon from the current applets group.

Hide the “Telephony” system icon in Control Panel (For Windows 98/Me).

Category : Display > Fonts & Icons

You can customize the display of the Control Panel applets. With this setting, you can hide the “Telephony” system icon from the current applets group.

Hide the “Add/Remove Programs” system icon in Control Panel (For Windows 98/Me).

Category : Display > Fonts & Icons

You can customize the display of the Control Panel applets. With this setting, you can hide the “Add/Remove Programs” system icon from the current applets group.

 
 
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