Home > Resources > Windows 10 > Cannot Change Desktop Icons in Windows 10-What to Do

Cannot Change Desktop Icons in Windows 10-What to Do

If the computer system informs you that the system administrator has disabled launching of the Display Control Panel when you go to make changes to desktop icons, you can follow the steps illustrated in this text to tackle the problem.

Video guide on what to do when you cannot change desktop icons in Windows 10:

Steps to allow changing desktop icons in Windows 10:

Step 1: Access the Local Group Policy Editor.

Step 2: Find and open the setting named "Prevent changing desktop icons".

FYI, it can be found in User Configuration/Administrative Templates/Control Panel/Personalization.

Step 3: Do not configure this setting.

Choose Not Configured and click OK in the setting's window.

Tip: Alternatively, you can select Disabled and tap OK in the same window to disable the setting.

Related Articles:

Hot Categories
Windows 10 Password
Windows 8 Password
Windows 7 Password
More +
Hot Articles
How to Reset Windows 10 Forgotten Password
How to Bypass Windows 10 Password Login with/without Password
Windows 10 Administrator Password Reset/Remove with USB
4 Tips to Change Windows 10 Password without Knowing Current Password
Can't Sign into Microsoft Account Windows 10 | Account Locked/Blocked
More +
Latest Articles
Fix Error: Can't Create Password Reset Disk in Windows 10
2 Ways to Automatically Skip Windows 10 Login Screen
Remove or Delete Administrator Account in Windows 10 without Password
More +
Hot Products
Windows Password Genius
iTunes Password Genius
Product Key Finder
More +