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    Quick Launch- Show Desktop (XP Home w/ SP1)

    Somehow I lost the Show Desktop button in the Quick Launch toolbar and I can't figure out how to add it back. Checked 'Windows XP for Dummies' but couldn't find solution. Is it doable?

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    Re: Quick Launch- Show Desktop (XP Home w/ SP1)

    I don't know the "official" solution, but this should work:

    Create a text file with contents

    [Shell]
    Command=2
    IconFile=explorer.exe,3
    [Taskbar]
    Command=ToggleDesktop

    Save it as "Show Desktop.scf "(without the quotes; the extension is important) in the folder "Cocuments and SettingsRamApplication DataMicrosoftInternet ExplorerQuick Launch" (again without the quotes; replace Ram by your user name under Windows XP).

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    Re: Quick Launch- Show Desktop (XP Home w/ SP1)


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    Re: Quick Launch- Show Desktop (XP Home w/ SP1)

    Thanx Hans & Leif. It worked like a charm.

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    Re: Quick Launch- Show Desktop (XP Home w/ SP1)

    Then of course, there's always the quick way - Windows Key-D.....

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    Re: Quick Launch- Show Desktop (XP Home w/ SP1)

    To which my standard reply is: why make things easy if you can make them difficult? <img src=/S/evilgrin.gif border=0 alt=evilgrin width=15 height=15>

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