Yesterday we’ve covered how to create shortcut to access Windows 7 style task manager on Windows 8 without disabling the new Task Manager, though this is also simple tip anyone knows, but users forgetting simple and basic tips like these: how to show Computer and Control Panel icons on Windows 8 desktop with Metro UI buzz/confusion, probably first thing to do after installing Windows 8 developer preview is this one, here is how.

Computer  and control panel icons on win 8 desktop

1.Right-click on Desktop>personalize, click Change desktop icons on left-side of the screen

2. Select Computer and Control Panel and click OK to view and access their icons on desktop.