If you are experiencing the issue of only having a Recycle Bin on your desktop please do the following steps to resolve your issue:


Step 1

Click on the Start Button


Step 2

Click any of the following, Logoff, Restart, or Shut Down


Step 3

Log back into VMWare and you should now have all of your icons back on your desktop.


*IMPORTANT*

You MUST be in VMWare to fix this issue.