XP: Place My Computer Icon on Desktop

Posted November 6, 2005 by MickeyMouse in Windows

If you have lost the “My Computer” icon on your desktop, the following tutorial explains the easiest way to replace it.


Erasing your “My Computer” icon from your desktop is a common occurrence. However, this particular icon is rather useful, and you may find that you want it again after a while.

Use the directions below to place the “My Computer” icon on the Desktop:

    1. Click Start.
    2. Right-click My Computer.
    3. Left-click on Show on Desktop.

The icon should now be visible.

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