Desktop icons in Windows 10 Creators Update - How to get desktop icons, lock desktop icons,
download desktop icons or fix missing or no desktop icons in Windows 10 Creators update.
When we upgrade our PC to latest build, our PC is less likely to have some features changed. But, at
the same time, if we did a custom installation or clean installation then, the trouble will be ours. We
need to customize or change everything inside our PC. One of the issues, most of the people
experience after installing windows 10 is their desktop icons get missing / disappeared or there will
be no desktop icons in windows 10. So, in this post i like to share the steps to fix the missing
desktop icons in Windows 10. Remember, even though windows 10 Creators update have some
options changed (like way to change desktop icon setting because of the addition of
theme category), desktop icon settings are still inside the Operating system, you don't need to
download desktop icons in Windows 10 Creators update.
Just follow the steps below to enable desktop icons..
How to fix missing desktop icons in Windows 10 Creators
1) Press Windows(logo) and R Keys of your keyboard simultaneously.
2) Type ms-settings:themes
3) Hit enter key.
4) Now, you can see your windows opening theme settings inside the settings app.
5) Click on Desktop icon settings option present under the related settings.
6) Now, it will open desktop icon settings window. There will be number of boxes.
check the boxes for which you need desktop icons. For example : Check Computer check box to get
my computer icon on your desktop. and check Control panel checkbox to add control panel desktop
icon to desktop.
In the same way, if you feel My computer or this PC icon missing or Control panel icon missing or
Recycle bin icon missing or network desktop icon missing in windows 10 creators update, then you
can use the above method to fix it.
7) Click on Apply
8) Again click on OK and visit your desktop you can see your desktop icons there.