Sunday, December 6, 2009

Windows 7 - Show MyComputer Desktop Icons

Howto: In Windows 7, use these steps to put the Computer and Network (MyComputer, MyNetwork) icons on the desktop.

Use these steps to expose / display the Desktop icons for "Computer" and "Network"


1. Start, Control Panel, "Personalization"
2. Click "Change Desktop Icons" on the left side Quick Launch
3. Check [x] Computer and [x] Network; click OK

Note: This preference is stored with your profile and does not migrate when another user logs into the computer.

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Windows 7 Initial Look (how to best install)
Fixing Slow Computers

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