The Best Ways to restore files from the Recycle Bin

Usually, when we delete something on the computer, it’s automatically stored in Recycle Bin.  Sometimes you may want to restore the deleted file.  You can go to the Recycle Bin folder and restore the file. We can always see that Recycle Bin folder in the desktop screen by default, but sometimes it gets removed or deleted by accident. Then how to Restore Recycle Bin and its files? So, here are some steps to restore files from the Recycle Bin.

On Windows 10

Here is the process of restore files from the Recycle Bin on Windows 10. Follow the instructions carefully.

•    Launch the Settings on Desktop.

•    After that, you can click Personalization.

•    Then select Themes.

•    Click on Desktop icon settings.

•    Now, you can go to Recycle Bin and click on OK.

On Windows 8

Here is the process to restore files from the Recycle Bin on Windows 8. Follow the instructions carefully.

•    Tap the Windows key and after that, click on search.

•    In the search box, you can enter “desktop icons.”

•    Make sure you check the box that is located next to the Recycle Bin and then hit OK.

On Windows 7

Here is the process to restore files from the recycle bin on Windows 7. Follow the instructions carefully.

•    First, you can tap on the Window start button.

•    Then enter “desktop icons” in the search bar.

•    Hit on “Show or hide common icons on the desktop.”

•    Now, you can open the desktop icon Settings menu.

•    Insert a tick next to the Recycle Bin and tap OK.

On Windows  8.1/Vista

Here is the process to restore files from the Recycle Bin Windows 8.1/Vista. Follow the instructions carefully.

•    Press Windows Start icon and select Control panel.

•    Then select “Appearance and Personalization.

•    After that, tap on “Personalization.”

•    Then you can see change desktop icons on the left side.

•    Insert a tick next to the Recycle Bin and tap on OK.

On Windows XP

Here is the process to restore files from the recycle bin on Windows XP. Follow the instructions carefully.

•    First, you can press the Windows Start icon.

•    Then select Run from the display.

•    Now, you can enter “regedit” into the dialogue box and then hit OK.

•    Go to the following entry.

•     Tap right on “Name Space” in the left side.

•    Click on “New” and then choose “Key.”

•    After that, you can enter the following string into the “Key” field and hit Enter.

•    Press the new registry key and double tap on “Default” in the right side.

•    Then you can enter “Recycle Bin” in the Value data’s field and hit Enter.

•    Now, you can close the Registry Editor, and Recycle Bin is restored now.

Peter Jhons is a Microsoft Office expert and has been working in the technology industry since 2002. As a technical expert, he has written technical blogs, manuals, white papers, and reviews for many websites such as www.office.com/setup.

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