Windows 10: Deleted desktop icons by accident

Discus and support Deleted desktop icons by accident in Windows 10 Support to solve the problem; i was wiping down the keyboard and i deleted the icons i had on the desktop including recycle bin . How do i get it back.... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Support' started by jon92, Sep 20, 2015.

  1. jon92 Win User

    Deleted desktop icons by accident

    jon92, Sep 20, 2015
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  2. PatroseHU Win User

    lost photos plus desktop icon missing.

    while moving photos from android file to pictures folder Iost the photos...how can I find them.

    Also don't have Recycle icon or wastebasket icon on desktop to check when accidently delete items.
     
    PatroseHU, Sep 20, 2015
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  3. millou123 Win User
    Deleted application by accident

    hi,how do i re-install? thanks
     
    millou123, Sep 20, 2015
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  4. Cliff S New Member

    Deleted desktop icons by accident

    Dumb question but... have you tried right clicking the desktop > View > show show desktop icons?

    Deleted desktop icons by accident [​IMG]
     
    Cliff S, Sep 20, 2015
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  5. XweAponX Win User
    Haha! Happened to me once.
     
    XweAponX, Sep 20, 2015
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  6. Cliff S New Member
    I only thought of that, because it's near impossible to delete ALL the icons when scrubbing the ol' fingerboard*Wink, that and I keep icons turned off, because I use the desktop toolbar in the taskbar to access them.
     
    Cliff S, Sep 20, 2015
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  7. XweAponX Win User
    Well, they are native icons. but when Windows 10 is freshly installed, there are no desktop icons. I found the setting to add them buried deep in the settings tile, and turned on This PC, Control Panel and a few other things. Don't ask me to find it again, heh. I can't remember where it was. But once those are added to the desktop they'll stay put.
     
    XweAponX, Sep 20, 2015
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  8. Cliff S New Member

    Deleted desktop icons by accident

    Settings>personalization>themes<desktop icon settings
     
    Cliff S, Sep 20, 2015
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  9. cameos Win User
    cameos, Sep 20, 2015
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  10. Cliff S New Member
    Deleted desktop icons by accident [​IMG]
     
    Cliff S, Apr 4, 2018
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