How to add shortcut icons to Windows 10 desktop

One of our clients asked how to add shortcut icons on Windows 10 desktop.

Icons like “This Computer“, “Control Panel“,”Network“, “Internet” etc..

The easiest way is to open the Windows Explorer and with the use of a right click drag the  desired icon to your desktop.

create shortcut icons on desktop

Another way to achieve this is to do the following:

Right click on the desktop and click “Personalize
In the left pane select “Themes
From “Related Settings” choose “Desktop Icon settings
Select the icons you want on your desktop.

desktop icons

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