This PC Missing in Windows 11 Desktop & Folder 2 Ways: How to Restore

We can access any files and folder from anywhere in a very easy method either from the desktop or from the folder sidebar. By default Windows 11 desktop screen won’t see This PC or my Computer in the old windows System. Here I will give you guidance on how to re-enable or Disable This PC access on Desktop in Windows 11 Update.

Unfortunately, For privacy reasons Windows System doesn’t come with This PC Option on a desktop. Let’s enable it on the Desktop and Folder sidebar.

This PC Enable on Desktop in Windows 11

Step 1: Go to the Desktop screen, and right-click on it. and Click on Personalize option.

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personalize-settings-in-windows-11

Step 2: Select Theme Option.

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go-to-the-settings-for-show-desktop-icon-in-theme-in-windows-11

Step 3: Scroll to Desktop icon settings,

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desktop-icon-settngs-in-windows-11

Here Select Computer and Click on Apply Button. That’s it.

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enable-this-pc-desktop-icon-on-windows-screen

Now, Move to and check on your Windows 11 desktop screen. This PC Option is available on the screen.

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this-pc-on-windows-11-desktop

This PC Enable in Folder Sidebar in Windows 11

Another most important and alternate method to access your PC Folders and files is from the finder sidebar This PC option.

Step 1: Open the folder on your Windows 11 system.

Step 2: Right-click on Sidebar’s blank space. and Select “Show This PC” Option.

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show-this-pc-on-folder-sidebar-in-windows-11

Step 3: That’s it.

Note: if the Folder sidebar is not showing then enable it from the top Tools option

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folder-sidebar-not-showing-in-windows-11

, View > Show > Select Navigation Pane and That’s it.

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show-navigation-pane-in-windows-11-folder-sidebar

Hope you reenabled This PC On your Windows 11 Computer.

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