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How to restore the old desktop icons in Windows 10

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Windows 10 still features the OS's traditional desktop icons, and it's relatively easy to bring them back. Here's how.
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If you've been using Windows for a long time, you probably remember that until Windows 7, the desktop included a few default icons for quick access to Computer, user-account folders, network, Recycle Bin, and Control Panel. On Windows 10, you only see an icon for the Recycle Bin.
Although the traditional shortcuts are not part of the desktop anymore, they are still part of the OS. If you feel a little nostalgic, or you just find them useful, you can still bring those old icons back to your Windows 10 desktop.

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