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The words My Computer disappered from the desktop

I don't know why is is not there and I do not have the icon either.

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  • prharris Mar 02, 2009

    I do not have XP and I cannot get a desktop tab. My model number is MT6733 Gateway laptop PC.

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Hi,

if you have XP, right click on the desktop and choose properties. This opens the Display properties box. Click on the Desktop tab and choose the Customize Desktop button on the bottom. In the new popup box called Desktop Items, check My Computer and click OK. It should be there now.

Armymason

Posted on Mar 02, 2009

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    Garrett Murray Mar 02, 2009

    What Operating System do you have?

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