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How to pin Recycle Bin and folders to Taskbar in Windows 10 [Tip]

The ability to pin something to Windows’ Taskbar was first introduced in Windows 7. However, it feels limited since you can only pin programs, shortcuts, and webpages. In Windows 8.1, you can pin Store apps. Pinning things like Recycle Bin and folders is possible but it requires complicated workaround. Fortunately, Windows 10 now allows you pin those special stuff to Taskbar.

Actually, you can pin anything to Taskbar if it has an option to pin to Start Menu. Recycle Bin, folders, and even This PC (My Computer) gets this option in Windows 10.

How to pin Recycle Bin, folders, and many other things to Taskbar in Windows 10

You just need to do the following to pin the Recycle Bin or a folder to Taskbar.

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As I said you can pin anything to Taskbar if it appears in Start Menu. The figure below shows some special things I’ve pinned. I can even pin the system drive and OneDrive folder. It really is an amazing improvement in Windows 10.

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