After installing Windows 10, you can notice only the Recycle Bin icon on the desktop, if you want to add Computer aka ‘This PC’, and ‘Control Panel’ icons to it, here is how you can do that. Though it takes some digging in the Settings app, but we’ve got you covered.
Show ‘This PC’ and ‘Control Panel’ Icons on Desktop in Windows 10
1. Right click on the desktop and select ‘Personalize’
2. In the Personalization, select Themes > Desktop Icon Settings
Note: If you’re using Windows 10 v1703 CU or later, Desktop Icon Settings will be visible under ‘Related settings’ on right side of Themes page.
3. In the Desktop Icon Settings window, check ‘Computer’ and ‘Control Panel’ and click ‘OK’, they’ll be on the desktop.