Windows XP - Change the name of the recycle bin

This modification can be made via the registry:
  • Click on Start > Run > type "regedit"
  • Scroll to: HKEY > CURRENT > USER > Software > Microsoft > Windows > CurrentVersion > ShellNoRoam > MUICache.
  • Right click on this "@ C: WINDOWSsystem32SHELL32.dll, -8964" and select Edit
  • Enter a new name for the Recylcle bin and validate with the OK button
  • Restart your PC.
Published by jad05. Latest update on August 6, 2011 at 04:03 AM by jad05.
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