By default, after installing Windows 10 / 8 / 7, you will not find This PC / Computer, Network / My Network, and Control Panel in the Desktop. One has to go through the explorer or start menu, but you may want to have a shortcut on the desktop.
How to add Computer, Network, Control Panel, Recycle Bin on Windows 10 Desktop?
1. Click the ‘Action Center’ icon from the taskbar and go to ‘All Settings.’
2. Click ‘Personalization.’
3. Under the Personalization window, from the left pane, click ‘Themes,’ and then in the right pane, click ‘Desktop icon settings.’
4. Check the boxes of the Desktop icons which you want to see on the Desktop. You can select from here: Computer, User’s Files, Network, Recycle Bin, and Control Panel.
Here you can also Check or UnCheck “Allow themes to change desktop icons.” Click on Apply, then OK.