Configuring Desktop Icons
A freshly, cleanly installed Windows Vista desktop (as opposed to one generated by an upgrade installation) includes a single lonely icon—Recycle Bin. If you want other system icons, right-click the desktop, choose Personalize, and click Change Desktop Icons (in the task pane at the left). The Desktop Icons Settings dialog box, shown in Figure 3-14, provides check boxes for five system folders—Computer, the root folder of your own profile (User’s Files), Network, Recycle Bin, and Control Panel.
Figure 3-14. You can choose to display or hide any of these five system icons.
If you’re really into customization, you can change ...