Windows 10: Desktop icon Solved

  1.    15 May 2016 #1

    Desktop icon


    I would like to have or create a desktop icon that I can put on the Windows 19 App start window. How?

    Bil
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  2. bro67's Avatar
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       15 May 2016 #2

    Icon for what? You need to build a App or Tile if you want something in the Tile area. If you want to change the icon of something, not that hard.
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  3.    16 May 2016 #3

    bro67 said: View Post
    Icon for what? You need to build a App or Tile if you want something in the Tile area. If you want to change the icon of something, not that hard.
    Thanks for the answer. The W10 update that I used to have had an :tile; that allowed me to h\get back to the desktop with one click. This new computer with W10 does not have such a tile.
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       16 May 2016 #4

    Have you tried Right Click on Taskbar
    A menu will appear
    Go to
    Properties
    Then put a tick in Desktop
    That should do what you want

    Or Right Click Taskbar
    A menu will open up
    Scroll down and click
    Show the Desktop
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       16 May 2016 #5

    blockie said: View Post
    Thanks for the answer. The W10 update that I used to have had an :tile; that allowed me to h\get back to the desktop with one click. This new computer with W10 does not have such a tile.
    I know exactly what you are asking.
    In a previous build there use to be a Desktop tile in the Start Menu. One click at it would go back to the desktop screen.
    It is no longer there.

    I'll see if I can find way to get it back.
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  6. davidhk's Avatar
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       16 May 2016 #6

    blokie,

    For now, until I can find a way to pin desktop to Start, here is a workaround...................
    Right click at the Start button > at the bottom, click Desktop.

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       16 May 2016 #7

    OR, just simply click at the Win key on your keyboard.

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