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How to show Control Panel, My Computer, Network on Windows 8 Desktop and Win 8.1?


Yes! It lacks some standard icons on Windows 8 (8.1) desktop, but they can appear quite quickly, to show Control Panel, My Computer (This-PC on 8.1), Network on Windows 8 or Windows 8.1 Desktop



Content:
1.) Show (activate) Windows 8 desktop icons via the desktop menu!
2.) Show Windows 8 desktop icons via RUN cmd (command)!

1.) Show (activate) Windows 8 desktop icons via the desktop menu!

Please press the Windows-8 key combination [Win-Logo]+[D] to see the Windows-8 desktop.

By right-clicking on an empty (free) space on the Windows-8 (8.1) "Desktop" a selection context menu appears , here simply open via "Personalize" (... see Image-1 Arrow-1)  the personalize Window.

And now click the text "Change Desktop Icons" (... see Image-1 Arrow-2) .
In the window "Desktop Icons Settings" enable the display of desktop icons (... see Image-1 Arrow-3) what you want to see on the Windows 8 desktop.

INFO: On Windows-8.1 "My Computer" is called "This PC"

(Image-1) Show Windows 8 desktop icons (Control Panel, My Computer, computer, network, user data) Show Windows 8 desktop icons (Control Panel, My Computer, computer, network, user data)


2.) Show Windows 8 desktop icons via RUN cmd (command)!

Optionally, you can open the window "Desktop Icons Settings" via Run command (cmd).
Start "RUN" in Windows-8 with keys [Win-Logo]+[R] and type in »(Edit-Box)
Rundll32 shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL desk.cpl,,5 (... See Image-2 Arrow-1)
and press [ENTER] to open the "Desktop Icons Settings" in Windows-8 (... See Image-2 [2]).

(Image-2) Show Windows 8 desktop icons via RUN cmd (command)! Show Windows 8 desktop icons via RUN cmd (command)



FAQ 50: Updated on: October 14th 2013 10:51
FAQ: Windows 8.1 and Windows 8
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