Windows 10: Desktop Icons Disappearing

Discus and support Desktop Icons Disappearing in Windows 10 Customization to solve the problem; For no explainable reason, the Icons on my Desktop Recycle Bin etc have disappeared. I have tried going through Personalization and Themes and ticking... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Customization' started by AranUhlemann, Oct 18, 2020 at 6:17 AM.

  1. Desktop Icons Disappearing

    For no explainable reason, the Icons on my Desktop Recycle Bin etc have disappeared. I have tried going through Personalization and Themes and ticking the icons I want on my Desktop but it's not working. Any advice? Thanks in advance

    AranUhlemann, Oct 18, 2020 at 6:17 AM

  2. Desktop Icons disappeared

    Hi Kinsley,

    • Are you referring to the desktop icons?
    • When did the icons disappear? Did you make any changes to the system Settings?

    It's possible that your device is in Tablet mode. I suggest you to turn it off and check if the icons appear. To do so, select the
    Action center icon on the taskbar (the little message box next to the date and time), and then select
    Tablet mode to turn it on or off.

    Also refer the following thread which discusses about a similar issue.

    Windows 10 - Desktop icons disappeared - I may have hit something that is causing my problem

    Hope this helps. Keep us updated with the status of the issue to continue assisting you further.

    Thank you.
    Azaruddin Syed, Oct 18, 2020 at 6:25 AM
  3. Remove Linux Desktop Icons

    I am not sure whether this will work (Ubuntu does not have icons like that on the desktop by default), but I suggest opening the trash bin and sweeping the icons into the window showing the trash bin.
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