Remove All Icons from the Desktop in Windows 8

Edited by Lukward Thomason, Amanda, Jen M

Hi, you're watching VisiHow. This is a tutorial on how to remove all icons from the desktop on Windows 8 computers. As you can see, there are two icons on our desktop. It's the "This PC" icon and the "Recycle Bin" icon. We can remove all icons at once from the desktop.

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    Right-click on an empty space on the desktop
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    A menu will appear.
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    Hover over "View" to get another menu to appear
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    Click "Show desktop icons"
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    This removes the checkmark next to it. All the icons that were previously on the desktop will disappear. Let's make them reappear.
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    Right-click on an empty space on the desktop
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    Hover over "View"
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    Click "Show desktop icons" to add a checkmark next to it
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    All the icons will reappear.
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    This concludes our tutorial on how to remove all icons from the desktop on Windows 8 computers
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    Thank you for watching VisiHow. If you have any other comments or questions, please leave them in the comments section below.
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Recent edits by: Amanda, Lukward Thomason

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