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Disable Recycle Bin Properties.
Article published on February, 2005.

This Windows 2000 and XP tweak allows you to restrict access to Recycle Bin Properties.

1. Select Start -> Run. Type "regedit":

2. Find HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE -> Software -> Microsoft -> Windows -> CurrentVersion -> Policies -> Explorer. If there is no such "Explorer", then you must create it by selecting "Policies" and clicking right mouse button. Then select New -> Key:

3. Create new DWORD value:

4. Rename it to NoPropertiesRecycleBin and set value data to 1 by clicking right mouse button and choosing "Modify". You can always enable it back by setting to 0 (zero). At the end it should look like this:

5. You may need to restart or log out of Windows for the change to take effect.

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