Display My Computer icon on Windows desktop

By default, My Computer icon (or This PC for Windows 8/10) is hidden on Windows desktop. If you want to display My Computer icon on the desktop, you can easily add it back within simple clicks. In this article, I will show how to add My Computer icon on the desktop in Windows 7/8/10.
My Computer

Section

  1. Display This PC icon on Windows 10
  2. Display My Computer icon on Windows 7 & 8
  3. Delete desktop icon

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Step-by-step

Display This PC icon on Windows 10

  1. On Windows desktop, right-click on the desktop and select Personalize.
    Open Personalize menu
  2. On Settings, click Themes on the left menu. And select Desktop icon settings on the right.
    Open Desktop icon settings
  3. Select which desktop icons you want and click OK.
    Select desktop icons to display
  4. This PC icon is now displayed on the desktop.
    Display This PC icon

Display My Computer icon on Windows 7 & 8

  1. On Windows desktop, right-click on the desktop and select Personalize.
    Open Personalize menu
  2. On Settings, click Change desktop icons on the left menu.
    Open Desktop Icon Settings menu
  3. Select which desktop icons you want and click OK.
    Select desktop icons to display
  4. My Computer icon is now displayed on the desktop.
    Display My Computer icon

Delete desktop icon

  1. To delete any desktop icons, right-click it and select Delete.
    Delete desktop icon
  2. Click Yes to confirm.
    Confirm deleting desktop icon

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