Friday, 20 July 2018

How to show desktop icon in Windows server 2012


When we install Windows Server 2012 on new server or computer then we not able to show some icon just like My computer, Control Panel, My Network places and My documents. In windows server 2012 we have need to manual add these icon on desktop. In windows 8/10 we have show these icon on desktop by personalize option but in server 2012 that option is not available.

How to show desktop icon on Windows server 2012

So we we have need to add personalize option in windows server 2012 then we have able to show my computer or this PC icon on desktop. In this article we have know how to show icon in Windows server 2012 Server.

1..Open Server manager
2. Click on Add Roles and Features


open server manager in server 2012




3. Now click -Next -Next- Next then go to Features option
4. Then under user Interface and Infrastructure  option  check off Desktop experience option.
5. Click on Next button

features n server 2012


6. Now under conformation click on Install button.

install role in server 2012


7. Wait for installation just few mints. When finish click on Close button.

finish role in server 2012

Note :- After that you need to restart your Server Computer to apply these changes.


8. After restart right click on desktop now you see personalize option in your desktop. Now click on Personalize  option.

Personalize in server 2012


9. Click on change desktop icons
10. Check on all icon that's you want to show on desktop
11. Click on apply and OK button.

show desktop icon in server 2012

Now your icon show on your server desktop. If this article is helpful for you so share with your friends 


sudesh kumar bimal

He is sudesh kumar Author of solutionforcomputer.com. He writes on this blog about Computer problems and their solutions, hardware, networking and other computer knowledge

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