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Pin Recycle Bin To Taskbar


Ok, so i really don't like icons cluttering my desktop so i disabled the recycle bin but i want to have it on my taskbar, by my programs. It wouldn't let me pin it to the taskbar, so i made a toolbar with a link to recycle bin and it work ok, but here's the thing, it looks ok as a small icon, but when i set it to be a large icon to match my programs it stretches the task bar to be a little taller. This is really annoying me. Is there a way to make it the same as my other icons with out taking up more space with the task bar? It doesn't make sense.microsoft should do something about this.

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