How to add or remove system icons from Desktop

A couple of icons/shortcuts to the basic system “places” can be easily configured to appear on your Desktop. Therefore, you can have/change or remove the next icons from your desktop: Computer, User’s Files, Network, Recycle Bin and Control Panel.

To do this you have to:

1. Right click on your Desktop image and choose

2. From the left menu, click on “Change desktop icons”

3. Choose which of the icons should be on the desktop and click OK

And then you should have all your desired icons on the desktop.

How to add Recycle Bin icon on your Desktop

One of the most common icon you can see on desktop is the “Recycle Bin” icon. It’s very handy to have it on Desktop just because the files you delete can still be find in Recycle Bin. This means that you may find it very useful when you want to restore your files or clear some space on your Hard Drive. If you don’t have this icon on your desktop than you can follow this steps to add it back:

1. Right click on desktop and choose the last option “Personalize”

2. A new windows appears. Click on “Change Desktop icons” link from the top-left side of the window.

3. Select the box next to Recycle Bin icon.