Fixing Missing Trash Can

The Recycle Bin does not appear on the desktop in Windows Vista. Causing you cannot use the Recycle Bin to do such tasks as restoring a file that was deleted. This article will help you make the Recycle Bin work again


To fix this issue, follow these steps:
  1. Click Start, and then click Control Panel.
  2. Click Appearance and Personalization, click Personalization, and then click Change desktop icons.
  3. Click to select the Recycle Bin check box, and then click OK.