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I want My computer shortcut on my desktop in Windows 7, like how it is present in Windows XP. What should I do to have these icons on my desktop ?

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up vote 4 down vote accepted

Right click desktop -> Personalization -> Change Desktop icons. Select the icons you want to be seen.

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thanks sathya – metal gear solid May 16 '10 at 9:58

Click on the Windows logo/flag [usually at the bottom left of the screen] then find 'Computer'

Right click on 'Computer' and select 'Show on Desktop'

'Show on Desktop' should now have a tick beside it. Go to your desktop and you should see an item labelled 'Computer'

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