Show Computer Icons on the Desktop in Windows 8

Edited by Lukward Thomason, Amanda, Eng, Anonymous

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  1. 1
    Right-click on an empty space on the desktop.
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  2. 2
    Click "Personalize".
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    Click "Change desktop icons" on the left side of the window.
    The "Desktop Icon Settings" menu will open, and we will need to choose the icons that we want to see.
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    Click the white boxes next to the icons that will be shown.
    In our case, we are going to select "Computer".
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  5. 5
    Click "OK".
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  6. 6
    Look at the upper-left corner of the desktop.
    Any icons we just selected now appear here. In our case, we now have "This PC".
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    Close the Personalization window by clicking the "X" in the top right corner.
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    This concludes our tutorial on how to show computer icons on Windows 8 computers.
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Recent edits by: Eng, Amanda, Lukward Thomason

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