The legacy desktop icons are still available on Windows 11

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Yes, you can still show the legacy system icons on the Windows 11 desktop, and here's how.
Although the Windows 11 desktop only comes with the Recycle Bin icon, it's still possible to bring back all the legacy system icons to the desktop, including Computer, User's Files, Network, and Control Panel, even though the Settings app is replacing it. You only need to know where to find them.
If you want a little more traditional look, Windows 11 continues to ship with the "Desktop Icon Settings" that lets you choose the icons you want to on the desktop and the option to change their icons to anything you like.

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