Starting with Windows 7, the system only places the Recycle Battery icon on the Desktop after you install Windows. For most of us, not having My Computer (aka This PC) on the Desktop is a huge annoyance and the first thing you need to do is add it off the home screen.
As well as some other icons such as Network, Control Panel, My Documents. In the article below, Ticswipe.com will guide you on how to bring My Computer or This PC to on Desktop on all Windows operating systems.
How To Bring This Pc On Desktop Windows 10
If you want to add This PC (My Computer), Recycle Bin, Control Panel or user folder to the Desktop on Windows 10, there are quite a few steps you need to do.
Step 1: Right-click on the Desktop and select Personalize.
Step 2: Then select Themes in the feature list on the left-hand side, then select Desktop icon settings.
Step 3: And now, right under the Desktop icons section, check the box Computer to display This PC on the Desktop, if you want, we can check Recycle Bin, Control Panel… then click Apply and OK.
Note: If you do not want the icon to be changed when you use a Windows 10 theme, please turn off the checkmark in the box Allow themes to change desktop icons.
And you will see their icon will be displayed right on the Desktop of Windows 10.
How To Show My Computer On Desktop Windows 7, 8 or Vista
Step 1: Right-click on the Desktop and select Personalize, then click Change desktop icons on the left side of the screen.
Step 2: In the Desktop Icon Settings window, you can choose any icon you want to display on the Desktop.
One of the most frequently asked questions by people is re-enabling the Recycle Bin, so check the box “Recycle Bin” then click Apply and OK.
Note: If you want Windows icons to be automatically changed by theme, please check the box Allow themes to change desktop icons.
On Windows 7 and Windows Vista, you can also quickly add icons to the Desktop by opening the Start Menu, then right-clicking Computer. Then click Show on Desktop in the features menu, and your My Computer will immediately show up on your Desktop.
So, I also gave you a quick guide to simple steps to bring This PC on Desktop on 4 operating systems: Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 7 and Windows Vista. If you still have any questions, please leave a message to let us know in the comment section at the bottom of the article.