Our beloved, Windows, has evolved. As the world’s most popular operating system, users welcome this evolution by installing Windows 10 right away.
However, the upgrade has left many of us puzzled. We don’t know where to find My Computer on Windows 10!
That’s right. the latest Windows version, then you won’t find My Computer in Windows 10 that easily.
Where Is My Computer in Windows 10?
The conventional My Computer icon on Windows desktop has disappeared, in some respects.
Well, developers at Microsoft have retained the My Computer folder in Windows 10.
They’ve just decided to hide it in plain sight. By changing its default icon name to “This PC”, Windows 10 developers have smartly veiled the icon.
However, you can still get that old My Computer icon back on Windows 10 desktop.
Easy Steps to Add Icon for My Computer in Windows 10 Desktop
We know where to find “My Computer” in Windows 10. And, we don’t want you to go on a difficult path just to get to My Computer.
There’s a shortcut. You can add the My Computer icon on your Windows 10 desktop.
Here’s how it’s done.
- Right-click on the empty space on the desktop
- Click on Personalize from the drop-down menu
- A new window for Personalization settings opens
- Click on Themes
- Select the “Go to desktop icon settings” link on right-side pane
- Tick the checkbox against Computer and enable it
- Click on OK, and then on Apply to confirm these changes
Remember, what used to My Computer in earlier Windows versions is now “This PC” in Windows 10.
If you don’t want to read the icon’s name as “This PC”, Windows 10 has the option of renaming it. The method is simple.
- Select the “This PC” icon with a single click
- Right-click on it to open the drop-down menu
- Choose “Rename”
- Change the name to “My Computer” or any other name you want
Now that you’ve renamed “This PC”, Windows 10 finally displays the exact “My Computer” icon on your desktop.