How to Rename a Recycle Bin in Windows XP

Hello everyone, In this quick tutorial I will tell you how to rename a recycle bin in Windows XP.

How to Rename a Recycle Bin in Windows XP

In Windows 8 or any other earlier version of Windows, users can directly rename the Recycle bin by editing the Windows registry.

Here is how to rename recycle bin in Windows XP.

How to Rename a Recycle Bin in Windows XP

To rename a recycle bin in Windows XP, follow the steps given below:

Step 1: Press the Windows + R key simultaneously to launch the run box. Once launched successfully, enter 'Regedit' and hit the enter button.

Step 2: Then, open the following folders one-by-one:

HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT > CLSID > {645FF040-5081-101B-9F08-00AA002F954E} > ShellFolder.

Step 3: Now, change the attributes data value from 40 01 00 20 to 50 01 00 20.

Step 4: Once all the above steps are done successfully, change the CallForAttributes dword value to 0x00000000. Changing the above two values will enable the rename option for recycle bin.

Step 5: Finally, right-click on the recycle bin icon present on the desktop and click on rename. Enter the new name and press the enter button.

That's it! This is how you can rename recycle bin in Windows XP.

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