How to add this pc to desktop in windows 10

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I don’t know about you, but I really preferred having the My Computer icon right on the desktop. Seems lượt thích modern versions of windows don’t have it by mặc định anymore. There are two different ways you can địa chỉ cửa hàng the icon back.

In Windows 10 the My Computer icon is called “This PC” và it’s pretty easy to add back. Keep reading for Windows 7, 8, and Vista instructions below.


Add the My Computer Icon to the Windows 10 Desktop

If you want to địa chỉ cửa hàng Computer, Recycle Bin, Control Panel, or your User thư mục icon to lớn the desktop in Windows 10, there’s an extra step you’ll need to lớn know how to do. First, right-click on the desktop & choose Personalize.

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Now select Themes on the left-hand menu, and then once you are there, you can select Desktop icon settings under the “Related Settings” section.

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And now you can click the checkboxes for the icons that you want back.

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You should see the icons show up as soon as you click Apply.


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Note: you can rename This PC to lớn My Computer by simply right-clicking và choosing Rename.

Add the My Computer Icon lớn the Desktop in Windows 7, 8, or Vista

Right-click on the desktop and choose Personalize, then click on “Change Desktop Icons” on the left-hand side of the screen.

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In the Desktop Icons panel you can choose which of the built-in icons to lớn show on the desktop:

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One of the most common requests is how to add the Recycle bin back… which you can also vì from the above panel.

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Another Trick in Windows 7 or Vista

To put the Computer icon on the desktop, click the Start button, và then right-click on “Computer”.

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Click the “Show on Desktop” tòa tháp in the menu, and your Computer icon will show up on the desktop.


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Lowell HeddingsLowell is the founder và CEO of How-To Geek. He’s been running the show since creating the site back in 2006. Over the last decade, Lowell has personally written more than 1000 articles which have been viewed by over 250 million people. Prior to starting How-To Geek, Lowell spent 15 years working in IT doing consulting, cybersecurity, database management, & programming work. Read Full Bio »
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