How To Show “This PC” Icon on Windows 10 Desktop

Windows Tech How To

“This PC” is the ultimate shortcut in Windows. Via “This PC” you can see all the drives available in Windows and easily browse their contents.

Maybe, showing “This PC” shortcut on the desktop is the first thing you try to set right after installing Windows.

Here’s how you can show “This PC” shortcut in Windows 10 desktop.


Step 1: On your Desktop, right-click and select “Personalize”


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Step 2: Select “Themes”, then “Desktop icon settings”, check the “Computer” check box and then click on “OK”.



That’s it! Now you can “This PC” icon on your desktop!

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Artemakis Artemiou is a Senior SQL Server and Software Architect, Author, and a former Microsoft Data Platform MVP (2009-2018). He has over 15 years of experience in the IT industry in various roles. Artemakis is the founder of SQLNetHub and Artemakis is the creator of the well-known software tools Snippets Generator and DBA Security Advisor. Also, he is the author of many eBooks on SQL Server. Artemakis currently serves as the President of the Cyprus .NET User Group (CDNUG) and the International .NET Association Country Leader for Cyprus (INETA).