Windows - How to restore the Show desktop option?

December 2016



Issue


The Show Desktop option is missing from the taskbar. How to restore it?

Solution


Open a Notepad and paste the following command:
Carefully copy and then paste the following text into the Notepad window:
[Shell]
Command=2
IconFile=explorer.exe,3
[Taskbar]
Command=ToggleDesktop

Save As > "Show desktop.scf".
A Show desktop icon is created on your desktop, simply drag it to the Quick Launch toolbar.

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