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It's a minor problem for my desktop but
The "Show Desktop" in the quicklaunch - it somehow accidently got deleted.. how do I put one in there again? I used the search function but can't find another "Show Desktop" or shortcut for it.
 

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A few ways to recreate.

Manual steps to re-create the Show Desktop icon on the Quick Launch toolbar
The Show Desktop icon is not an ordinary program shortcut. If the icon is deleted, the procedure for re-creating the icon is not obvious. To manually re-create the Show Desktop icon, follow these steps:
1. Click Start , click Run, type notepad, and then click OK.
2. In Notepad, type the following text on individual lines:

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

3. On the File menu, click Save As, and then save the file to your desktop as Show Desktop.scf.

Note Notepad might automatically append a .txt extension to the file name. Remove this extension if present. The file name should be Show Desktop.scf.
Then drag and drop the icon on the Quick Launch bar
or whatever location you want the shortcut to appear.

http://www.theeldergeek.com/restore_show_desktop_icon.htm

How to Re-create the Show Desktop Icon on Quick Launch Toolbar
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;190355

Line 61 - Restore/Add Show Desktop to Quick Launch Bar
http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/xp_tweaks.htm
To use the VBS Files: Download .vbs file and save it to your hard drive
(you may want to right click and use Save Target As). Double
click the vbs file. You will be prompted when the script is done.
 
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