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If you are working in Windows, you should be able to go into the start menu and right click on the program and gets an option for creating a desktop icon. If that doesn't work then launch the program and when it comes up in the bottom taskbar right click the icon there and see if there's an option to create a desktop icon. The other alternative is to pin it to the taskbar which means that the icon will stay in that bottom row. I hope that helps :-)

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Assuming you are on Windows 10... if right click on the desktop in a place where there are no icons, you will get a menu.

If you are showing no icons on your screen at all, hover over the View option. A sub-menu will show. make sure that "Show Desktop Icons" is checked.

If you are trying to have the common desktop icons displayed of "Computer", "User Filed", "Network", etc...
the bottom entry on the menu says, "Personalize..."

Click on that, click on "Themes" on the left, click on "Desktop Icon Settings" on the right, then click the check box for every icon you want on the dialog that comes up, click Apply and OK as needed to exit the settings.

If you are on a different version of Windows, the instructions are very similar, you may have to scout around a bit to find how they work in an older version of Windows.

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If you want to hide your icons, right click on your desktop(your screen). A window will appear and put your pointer on view. Another window will open and at the bottom you will see "show desktop icons " with a check mark. Click on this and your icons will be hidden. To get them back do it again.

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Welcome screen comes up but when I click on user name it goes to desktop screen background with no icons


This can be fixed..

Press and holt Control+Alt keys and then press Del key one...
Then you need to select the option task manager..
In task manager select file at the top...
Under file select new task and type explore.exe in lower case and push enter..
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The recycle bin icon has disappeared from the desktop.Can you help?


Hello

Firstly, what operating system are you using? I am going to give you steps to fix this in both xp and vista.

Windows XP:
  1. Right click any blank area of your desktop. In the menu that comes up, click on “Properties.”
  2. Step 2 Click on the “Desktop” tab, and then click on the “Customize Desktop” button.
  3. Step 3 On the “General” tab, you will see a field with some standard desktop icons. Click on the “recycle bin” icon and then click on “Restore Default.” Click “OK,” and then “Apply,” and finally “OK” again. You should see your recycle bin back in its spot on your desktop. If your recycle bin is still not appearing on your desktop, try the next steps.
  4. Step 4 Right click a blank area of your task bar, point to “Toolbars,” and then click on “Desktop.”
  5. Step 5 Click on the double carets (>>) next to “Desktop” on your taskbar. Look for your recycle bin in the menu that comes up.
  6. Step 6 Drag the recycle bin from the menu to your desktop by clicking on it with your mouse, holding the mouse button down, and moving it to the desktop.
Windows Vista:

First, right-click on the Desktop and select Personalize. In the dialog box on the right hand side, there should be an option called Change desktop icons.
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On the Change desktop icons dialog box, go ahead and check the Recycle Bin box to add that back to your desktop. You’ll notice that there is a Full Recycle Bin and Empty Recycle Bin icon.
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If you click Apply, your icon should now be back on the desktop.


Really hope this can be of help.

Kind regards
Andrea

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Please ensure the 'show desktop icons' is marked or not.
To check right click on desktop and select arrange icons by > and see show desktop icons is marked or not

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hi you could try this see if works for you
  1. Click Start | Control Panel.
  2. Double-click Display. Click the Desktop tab.
  3. Click the Customize Desktop button.
  4. On the Desktop Items window, General tab, click the check boxes next to the desktop icons you want to show, such as My Documents, My Computer, and so forth. When you are done,
  5. click OK.

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Right click your desktop, click "Arrange icons by" then check show desktop icons.

That should do it..

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hi if you right click your mouse on the center of the desktop a menu will come up highlight the one that says arrange icons by another menu will appear make sure that show desktop icons is checked to the left if is isnt check it by clicking on it and the icons will appear. hope this helps.

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