18th September 2021

Bringing My Computer Icon to Desktop on Windows 10 and later clients

As you know in the new Windows 10 and later clients, in the first installation, my computer icon is not on the desktop, we use the file explorer or the search feature to access the My Computer folder. So what should we do if we want to bring my computer icon to the desktop? I’ll show you in a few ways.

windows 10 desktop
windows 10 desktop

Showing desktop icons in Windows 10 and later clients

 

Click on the start menu and enter the settings of windows 10 by typing “settings”. Choose Windows 10 settings

Windows 10 start menu and Settings
Windows 10 start menu and Settings

 

Click the start menu, click the option that says “settings” in the menu that appears.

Click “Settings” from the start menu.

Choose Start> Settings.

windows 10 Settings
Windows 10 Settings

 

This page is usually used to make general settings of Windows. Click “Personalization” on this page.

"Personalization"
“Personalization”

 

On this page, select “Themes” from the tabs in the left corner.

Themes
Themes

 

After selecting the themes option, select “Desktop icon settings” under “Related Settings” in the right corner.

Themes and Desktop icon setting
Themes and Desktop icon setting

 

On the next page, select “Computer” and click the “Ok” button. If you want other folders to come on your desktop, you can also choose them.

Desktop icon Settings
Desktop icon Settings

 

Select Computer
Select Computer

 

Note: If you are in tablet mode, you may not be able to display your desktop icons properly. You can find the program by searching for the program name in File Explorer. To turn off tablet mode, select Action centre on the taskbar (next to the date and time) and then Tablet mode to turn it off or on.

 

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Another method is to right-click the mouse and press “Personalize”.

Personalize
Personalize

 

On this page, select “Themes” from the tabs in the left corner.

"Themes"
“Themes”

 

After selecting the themes option, select “Desktop icon settings” under “Related Settings” in the right corner.

Themes and Destop icon setting
Themes and Desktop icon setting

 

On the next page, select “Computer” and click the “Ok” button. If you want other folders to come on your desktop, you can also choose them.

Desktop icon Settings
Desktop icon Settings
Select Computer
Select Computer

 

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