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quick computer question


TigerChamp

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so i just reformatted one of my hard drives and got windows xp back on it, and got everything back to normal but for some reason the 'show desktop' icon is missing

 

ill even go to properties and taskbar options but there is no option to show it. pisses me off when i got windows and programs open and i need to get to the desktop....now i gotta do the extra step and right click the taskbar and click 'show desktop' every time. pain in the **** if you ask me

 

so how do i get the icon back?

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From Microsoft.com:

 

To re-create the Show desktop icon yourself, follow these steps:

Click Start, click Run, type notepad in the Open box, and then click OK.

Carefully copy and then paste the following text into the Notepad window:

[shell]

Command=2

IconFile=explorer.exe,3

[Taskbar]

Command=ToggleDesktop

On the File menu, click Save As, and then save the file to your desktop as "Show desktop.scf". The Show desktop icon is created on your desktop.

Click and then drag the Show desktop icon to your Quick Launch toolbar.

 

Information for advanced users

 

The Quick Launch toolbar uses the files in the following folder:

 

%userprofile%\Application Data\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch

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