This guide will share how you can bring the My Computer icon to your desktop. There are different methods to do this, so let’s get started without further ado.

Personalize the desktop menu:

  • Right-click on a space on the desktop.
  • From the context menu, click on the “personalize” option.
  • Select the Theme category and scroll down to find Desktop Icon Settings.
  • Click on the Desktop Icon Settings button, and make sure the checkbox for Computer is checked.
  • Ensure the checkbox for “Allow theme to change desktop icons” is unchecked.
  • Click “Apply” and “Save” to confirm your changes.

If the above method doesn’t work for you, you can also create a shortcut on the desktop:

  • Right-click on a space on the desktop.
  • Hover over “New” and select the shortcut option.
  • Enter “%windir%explorer.exe” and click Next.
  • Enter the name of the shortcut and click Finish.
  • Right-click on the new shortcut and select Properties.
  • Click the Change icon and enter “%windir%System32imageres.dll.”
  • Select the preferred icon from the list, click OK, and apply.

That’s it! It would be best if you now had the “My Computer” icon on your desktop. Please let us know if this article was helpful in the comments below. We value your feedback, and if you have any queries, please share them with us. Stay tuned for more updates in the future.