Missing "My Compter" Icon

Hello,
I had to reformat my XP and re-install all progs and when finished the "My Computer" Icon is missing. Tried everything to restore by rightclicking desktop etc. No dice. How can I create one showing c:\ and capacity etc.
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More about missing compter icon
  1. Look in the start menu.
  2. Give the following URL a Spin:

    My Computer icon missing from desktop after reinstall of Windows XP

    http://groups.google.co.uk/group/microsoft.public.windowsxp.general/browse_thread/thread/ca3ff60a3c6cc57f/3cc5941cd43492ce?lnk=st&q=%22My+Computer%22+icon+missing&rnum=2&hl=en#3cc5941cd43492ce


    My Computer icon missing on desktop:
    http://forums.cnet.com/5208-6122_102-0.html?threadID=295670


    http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/xp_tweaks.htm


    My Computer icon missing from Desktop:

    http://www.5starsupport.com/xp-faq/1-74.htm


    Your Desktop Icons Are Missing in Windows XP

    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/330170


    Missing my computer icon on desktop:

    http://www.computing.net/answers/windows-xp/missing-my-computer-icon-on-desktop/124688.html


    From a blank area of the desktop, right click

    properties
    desktop
    customize desktop
    check my computer

    or,

    Right click the start button, properties, switch it from classic
    start menu to just start menu, THEN left click start and right
    click my computer and show on desktop

    later,G
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