Change Any Folder ICON To A Recycle Bin ICON

Great trick to hide your folders by changing the Folder ICON to Recycle Bin ICON even if you have something in it the Recycle Bin Icon will show empty because its a folder so it will provide more safety :D

Follow the steps:

1. Select a folder

2. Press F2 (or right click --> rename)

3. And type ".{645FF040-5081-101B-9F08-00AA002F954E}" (without quotes) after the name of the folder.

Example : If you want a change the ICON of folder named “Games”

Right click --> Rename to


Note : To change the folder icon back to its original icon remove the extension by renaming it in DOS. Suppose your Games folder is in D: drive

Unlike the Recycle Bin it can be deleted very easily.
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5 comments: on "Change Any Folder ICON To A Recycle Bin ICON"

Sidrah said...

Wow!! That was veryyy cool =D

Happy Blogging!!

Balaji Ranganathan said...

Hey Tats a nice trick!!!

Arjun said...

haha.. Nice idea..
Shall check it out...


kaber said...

awesome man.. thanks

rake said...

sorry man the files are searchable in start menu

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