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Lost My Computer on destop

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by donwb, Jun 24, 2010.

  1. donwb

    donwb Flightless Bird

    WinXP SP3
    I have "lost" the shortcut / icon to My Computer
    which is normally resident on the Desktop.
    How can I recover it?
    donwb
     
  2. John

    John Flightless Bird

    Start - (right) click My Computer - (left) click Show on Desktop

    "donwb" <2banshee2@tiscali.co.uk> wrote in message
    news:usFx0u8ELHA.588@TK2MSFTNGP06.phx.gbl...
    > WinXP SP3
    > I have "lost" the shortcut / icon to My Computer
    > which is normally resident on the Desktop.
    > How can I recover it?
    > donwb
    >
     
  3. SC Tom

    SC Tom Flightless Bird

    "donwb" <2banshee2@tiscali.co.uk> wrote in message
    news:usFx0u8ELHA.588@TK2MSFTNGP06.phx.gbl...
    > WinXP SP3
    > I have "lost" the shortcut / icon to My Computer
    > which is normally resident on the Desktop.
    > How can I recover it?
    > donwb
    >


    Right-click the desktop, pick Properties. Go to the Desktop tab, pick
    Customize Desktop..., put a check mark in the box next to My Computer. If
    it's already checked, uncheck it, then recheck it and click on OK.
    --
    SC Tom
     
  4. donwb

    donwb Flightless Bird

    I couldn't find desktop in the Start Menu,
    but thanks SC Tom - your method worked fine
    donwb


    "SC Tom" <sc@tom.net> wrote in message news:eKOUn.789$RC5.34@newsfe08.iad...
    >
    > "donwb" <2banshee2@tiscali.co.uk> wrote in message
    > news:usFx0u8ELHA.588@TK2MSFTNGP06.phx.gbl...
    >> WinXP SP3
    >> I have "lost" the shortcut / icon to My Computer
    >> which is normally resident on the Desktop.
    >> How can I recover it?
    >> donwb
    >>

    >
    > Right-click the desktop, pick Properties. Go to the Desktop tab, pick
    > Customize Desktop..., put a check mark in the box next to My Computer. If
    > it's already checked, uncheck it, then recheck it and click on OK.
    > --
    > SC Tom
    >
     
  5. SC Tom

    SC Tom Flightless Bird

    You're welcome!
    --
    SC Tom

    "donwb" <2banshee2@tiscali.co.uk> wrote in message
    news:%23U0qmD%23ELHA.5668@TK2MSFTNGP04.phx.gbl...
    >I couldn't find desktop in the Start Menu,
    > but thanks SC Tom - your method worked fine
    > donwb
    >
    >
    > "SC Tom" <sc@tom.net> wrote in message
    > news:eKOUn.789$RC5.34@newsfe08.iad...
    >>
    >> "donwb" <2banshee2@tiscali.co.uk> wrote in message
    >> news:usFx0u8ELHA.588@TK2MSFTNGP06.phx.gbl...
    >>> WinXP SP3
    >>> I have "lost" the shortcut / icon to My Computer
    >>> which is normally resident on the Desktop.
    >>> How can I recover it?
    >>> donwb
    >>>

    >>
    >> Right-click the desktop, pick Properties. Go to the Desktop tab, pick
    >> Customize Desktop..., put a check mark in the box next to My Computer. If
    >> it's already checked, uncheck it, then recheck it and click on OK.
    >> --
    >> SC Tom
    >>

    >
    >
     
  6. Unknown

    Unknown Flightless Bird

    Don't look for desktop in start------look for my computer and right click.
    "donwb" <2banshee2@tiscali.co.uk> wrote in message
    news:%23U0qmD%23ELHA.5668@TK2MSFTNGP04.phx.gbl...
    >I couldn't find desktop in the Start Menu,
    > but thanks SC Tom - your method worked fine
    > donwb
    >
    >
    > "SC Tom" <sc@tom.net> wrote in message
    > news:eKOUn.789$RC5.34@newsfe08.iad...
    >>
    >> "donwb" <2banshee2@tiscali.co.uk> wrote in message
    >> news:usFx0u8ELHA.588@TK2MSFTNGP06.phx.gbl...
    >>> WinXP SP3
    >>> I have "lost" the shortcut / icon to My Computer
    >>> which is normally resident on the Desktop.
    >>> How can I recover it?
    >>> donwb
    >>>

    >>
    >> Right-click the desktop, pick Properties. Go to the Desktop tab, pick
    >> Customize Desktop..., put a check mark in the box next to My Computer. If
    >> it's already checked, uncheck it, then recheck it and click on OK.
    >> --
    >> SC Tom
    >>

    >
    >
     
  7. John

    John Flightless Bird

    Who told you to look for Desktop in the Start Menu?

    "donwb" <2banshee2@tiscali.co.uk> wrote in message
    news:%23U0qmD%23ELHA.5668@TK2MSFTNGP04.phx.gbl...
    >I couldn't find desktop in the Start Menu,
    > but thanks SC Tom - your method worked fine
    > donwb
    >
    >
    > "SC Tom" <sc@tom.net> wrote in message
    > news:eKOUn.789$RC5.34@newsfe08.iad...
    >>
    >> "donwb" <2banshee2@tiscali.co.uk> wrote in message
    >> news:usFx0u8ELHA.588@TK2MSFTNGP06.phx.gbl...
    >>> WinXP SP3
    >>> I have "lost" the shortcut / icon to My Computer
    >>> which is normally resident on the Desktop.
    >>> How can I recover it?
    >>> donwb
    >>>

    >>
    >> Right-click the desktop, pick Properties. Go to the Desktop tab, pick
    >> Customize Desktop..., put a check mark in the box next to My Computer. If
    >> it's already checked, uncheck it, then recheck it and click on OK.
    >> --
    >> SC Tom
    >>

    >
    >
     

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