Missing Internet Explorer® Icon From Desktop
How is Internet Explorer Icon Missing from Desktop? Internet Explorer is one of the fastest web browsers that could be used in the most of the systems. This is available with all versions of Windows Operating systems. The upgrades and other updates of these browsers are available online. The common access to this Internet Explorer is via its shortcut icons and from the program list. The shortcut icons are displayed on the desktop for easy access. The system resetting or restoring would make a chance of missing Internet Explorer Icon from the desktop of the computer. Some types of virus and other malwares would also make this type of problem with your computer. The missing of Internet Explorer icon create lots of problems like the use of this browser. Following are the ways to restore, enable and display Missing Internet Explorer Icon on Desktop:
- Enable and display using control panel
- Create a shortcut to Internet Explorer
- Restoring the icon
Enable and display using control panelWindows users have the option to turn on or off Internet Explorer icon on the desktop. For using IE icon, you could change the display settings as decided to display or vanish the icon from the desktop. Open the control panel and then select the display settings of the Desktop settings. Click the 'Customize desktop' button to enable or disable the Icons.
Create a shortcut to Internet ExplorerThe other simple way to display IE icon is by creating a shortcut to Internet Explore. For this, you need to click 'Start' button and locate the Internet Explorer from the All programs. Now you need to right click on the 'Internet' Explorer icon and drag that to the desktop. These simple procedures are helpful for creating the Desktop icon for IE.
Restoring the iconRestoring Internet Explorer icon is done by changing the registry value. This could be done by selecting Run from the 'Start' button and then type regedit in it. Then you need to navigate to the HKEY_CURRENT_USER, then to the Software folder and find the way to Microsoft folder then navigate to Windows folder and select the CurrentVersion folder. You need to select the NewStartPanel folder. In the right hand pane, then create a new DWORD value and enter DWORD value data as 0 to enable and 1 to disable the icon on desktop.