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Displaying or Hiding Default Desktop Icons in Windows

Question:
How do I display or hide my default desktop icons in Windows?
Answer:

Note: If you want to add shortcuts to your desktop, refer to Creating a Shortcut on Your Windows 7 Desktop.

To display or hide default desktop icons:

  1. On your desktop, right-click an empty area.
  2. Select Personalize.
  3. In the left pane, click the Change desktop icons link.
  4. Under Desktop icons, place a check in the check box(es) of the desktop icons you want to display.
  5. Click OK.

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