troubleshooting Question

how to show/hide the my computer icon,my documents icon,network places icon on the desktop

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hi all,

i just want to show/hide the my computer,my documents icons from desktop.
 
i know how to hide all icons. i do not want that. i know how to hide/unhide start button,systray.

if you do right click on desktop(win xp) and then properties, display properties window is shown. go to desktop tab, then hit customize desktop, then go to general tab. you see there how to check/ uncheck the desktop icons. that is what i want.

i need a solution with vb and apis .


i have a question that i need to ask someone( i work  on a certification project that test people's knowledge of windows).



question: by right clicking the relevant item on desktop give us the name of the computer.


that icon is my computer. but if does not appear on the desktop i cannot ask him that.

hope you get mi point

thanks

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