Show Computer Icons on the Desktop in Windows 8

Edited by Lukward Thomason, Amanda, Eng

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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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  3. 3
    Click "Change desktop icons" on the left side of the window
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    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
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    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
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    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: Amanda, Lukward Thomason

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