Q. Is there a graphical utility to access the Windows Server 2008 R2 Active Directory Recycle Bin?

A. Overall Solutions has made a GUI for the AD Recycle Bin.

The utility, shown here, is a single executable that you download and execute. Click the "Load Deleted Objects" button and the utility looks for deleted objects and displays what it finds. You can then select the objects you want to undelete and click the "Restore Checked Objects" button. The utility seems to work great.

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