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This article describes how to restore the My Computer, My Documents, and My Network Places icons after they have been removed from the desktop.
Restore Icons to the DesktopIn Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition and Professional, the new Start menu is enabled by default. When the new Start menu is enabled, the My Computer, My Documents, and My Network Places icons are removed from the desktop. To restore these icons, follow these steps: