By Default, only one icon available in Windows 8 desktop which is Recycle Bin at the top left corner and two icon at the taskbar’s left corner which are File Explorer and Internet Explorer. This might not convenience for the Windows 8 newbie. Most of Windows users still like to launch the it from the Computer shortcut icon on Windows 8 Desktop. The steps to add a computer shortcut icon on Windows Desktop was not a complicated task. You just need to perform three simple steps as below :
1. Right click on the Windows 8 Desktop, and click on Personalize.
2. Click on the Change desktop icons link in the left pane.
3. Check the icons that you want to add on your desktop. That’s all..
You can drag and drop all those icons to any place you’d like on your dekstop.