Windows, World’s most popular Operating system has been upgraded with its latest version, Windows 8.1. The previous revolutionary version of it was Windows 8. However, in these versions, there is a complete different user interface which looks quite messy for a lot of people. My Computer is missed. Yes, you would not be able to see the most favourite and highly used icon, My Computer on your Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 system. If you just have upgraded your current PC’s OS with either Windows 8 or Windows 8.1, and want to have My Computer icon on it, from here you can bring that My Computer icon there. Following simple steps will allow you to bring My Computer icon to your Desktop. 

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How to Show My Computer Icon on Desktop in Windows 8 and 8.1

Step 1 :

On the Desktop you would see a MetroUI part of the Window. By clicking here you would be shown simple normal desktop.

Step 2 :

On the blank space, right click and a menu will open. Select Personalize option given there. This option will be the last one in the menu.

Step 3 :

On personalization window, at the left side bar you would see a Change desktop icons option. You are requested to click on to this option.

Step 4 :

On the same Window, a new Window will open with Desktop icon settings. Tick on to the Computer icon given in the list. You can bring the Recycle Bin and Control Panel too on the desktop to get on to the things quickly right from the desktop. This will give you a quick access to uninstall a particular program from your PC.

Step 5 :

Click on to the Apply button given at the end of the page, close down the Window and you would see all the ticked icons on the desktop like the other Windows versions.

These were all the simple steps you need to follow to show My Computer icon on desktop in Windows 8 and Windows 8.1. As I already did mention above that, Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 has got a kind of different user interface which is more suitable with Touch screen devices. Windows has made these versions especially with respect to the current technology and its devices. Like you know, nowadays, all the new range of touch screen laptops and tablets running on Windows OS are being launched and to keep the interests alive, Windows has to step into this changes. Well, not everybody gets confused with the interface, only a few ones who are just a newbies are facing some problems while using a Windows 8 or a Windows 8.1 PC.

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How to Show My Computer Icon on Desktop in Windows 8 and 8.1
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