desktop icon in quick launch task bar on xp

  User-A105BC20-EAF4-49D2-BC18FF942298975E 17:14 26 Feb 2003
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hello
how do i get the quick launch desktop icon to show the actual desktop and not the explorer page?

  desbest 17:58 26 Feb 2003

Have you tried using the windows key then m

No but ty for that tip , it will still be nice to get myicon working again though

  MAJ 18:08 26 Feb 2003

Type this into Notepad and save it, where you want, as Show Desktop.scf. Then create a shortcut to it and drag that shortcut to your Quicklaunch toolbar.
[Shell]

Command=2

IconFile=explorer.exe,3

[Taskbar]

Command=ToggleDesktop

  MAJ 18:11 26 Feb 2003

[Shell]

Command=2

IconFile=explorer.exe,3

[Taskbar]

Command=ToggleDesktop

  « Ravin » 18:13 26 Feb 2003

that works! useful tip maj thanks

I done what you said and now it opens the notepad page ???

  « Ravin » 19:07 26 Feb 2003

open a new notepad file, paste the above click file>"save as" then type the file name as show desktop.scf and change the file type to "all files"

ravin ty m8 , all sorted now

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