Windows XP - create a "Show Desktop" shortcut

April 2018



To get a "Show Desktop" shortcut under Windows XP:
  • On your desktop >Open a Notepad and copy the following codes:

[Shell] 
Command=2 
IconFile=explorer.exe,3 
[Taskbar] 
Command=ToggleDesktop 
  • Save file as "Show Desktop.scf"
  • Simply drag the shortcut to your quick launch bar.
Published by aakai1056. Latest update on April 9, 2011 at 06:01 AM by aakai1056.
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