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Old June 15, 2011, 03:35 AM
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MiniBin Puts the Recycle Bin in Your System Tray, Tweaks the Recycle Bin’s Behavior

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LifeHacker: Dragging stuff to the Recycle Bin can be annoying if it's hidden amongst the clutter on your desktop, behind all your windows. MiniBin puts it in your system tray, making deleting files and emptying the bin super easy.

It may seem like a small tweak, but MiniBin really does make dealing with deleted files easy. Not only can you open up the recycle bin just by right clicking on it, but you can even empty on it just by double-clicking—no showing the desktop necessary. You can also turn on and off sounds, the progress bar, and the confirmation dialog when you empty it by opening up its preferences. It also lets you tweak its CPU usage for older machines, and customize the icon that shows up in your system tray. It's a simple app, but saves you the annoyance of showing your desktop every time you want to deal with the Recycle Bin.
I had to make a post about this little program. Those of you who read LifeHacker will have already heard of it, as this article was posted today.

I have been waiting for something like this for a long time. I hate having extra icons on my desktop, and prefer a much cleaner look. I have long since removed the confirmation dialogue associated with the Recycle Bin, to streamline the process, but this little program takes it a step further. It's clean and simple, and the double click to empty feature is great. It's much more accessible on the taskbar.

My desktop is slightly cleaner now



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Old June 15, 2011, 03:42 AM
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shift+del is the best!

well this sounds like spam... but honestly... just do shift+del if you will never them again...if mistake... recover it with special program...
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Old June 15, 2011, 04:03 AM
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shift+del is the best!

well this sounds like spam... but honestly... just do shift+del if you will never them again...if mistake... recover it with special program...
I fail to see how my past is spam (assuming you are referring to my post and not yours) ... I just thought it was neat ... I primarily use the mouse, and prefer to keep things down in the taskbar and easily accesible ... Either way ... Just thought it was neat.
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Old June 15, 2011, 06:21 PM
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no i refer to the first sentence on my post.. sorry ;]

anyway... i hope this tool is usefull to other like you do ;]
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Old June 15, 2011, 07:02 PM
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Nice Windows Desktop, very neat yet simple.

As for the Recycle Bin, I took mine a step further; instead of "dragging" or "recycling" deleted files, I simply modified Recycle Bin Properties, toggling the "Don't move files to the Recycle Bin. Remove files immediatly when deleted", with the "Display delete confirmation dialog" checked (on). Of course one has to be positve that they want a file deleted.
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Nice Windows Desktop, very neat yet simple.

As for the Recycle Bin, I took mine a step further; instead of "dragging" or "recycling" deleted files, I simply modified Recycle Bin Properties, toggling the "Don't move files to the Recycle Bin. Remove files immediatly when deleted", with the "Display delete confirmation dialog" checked (on). Of course one has to be positve that they want a file deleted.
Yah ... I use to use that feature but wound up deleting too many things by accident ... lol
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