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What version are you using? Windows 7.8.10 or a mac?
And are all the icons on your desktop missing?
If it is windows 8 and they are hidden, just click on the screen anywhere that it is blank. Right click, hover over view and show icons.
for windows 10, please follow this article below, step 2 is to show, step 3 is to hide:
If you need further support, we will have to communicate more to understand exactly what it is you need.
and i will be more than happy to assist from there if further troubleshooting is needed.
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