Windows 10: Hide or Show Desktop Icons in Windows 10  

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  1.    23 Sep 2015 #20

    Count me in the list of users who can't get their desktop icons back. Any attempt at right-clicking or long-pressing the desktop is ignored.

    RCK
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       23 Sep 2015 #21
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  3.    23 Sep 2015 #22

    Thanks. Already discovered another thread with the "hit Shift-F10" solution. Worked like a charm.

    RCK
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  4.    23 Sep 2015 #23

    OP here.
    Just tried shift F10, no joy. Guess I have to go the threads for the details... Ol' Bab
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  5.    23 Sep 2015 #24

    Ol Bab said: View Post
    OP here.
    Just tried shift F10, no joy. Guess I have to go the threads for the details... Ol' Bab
    Try this: Reboot, then login and when the desktop appears click on it a couple of times to give it the focus. Then hit Shift-F10. This should cause the Desktop context menu to appear in the upper left corner of the desktop display area. Then select the "View" submenu and click on the "Show desktop icons" menu item.

    RCK
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       23 Sep 2015 #25

    Ol Bab said: View Post
    OP here.
    Just tried shift F10, no joy. Guess I have to go the threads for the details... Ol' Bab
    On some keyboards (ex: laptop), you may need to press the Function (FN)+Shift+F10 keys instead while you have the desktop in focus.
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  7.    14 Apr 2017 #26

    Thanks!
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