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How to restore the Show Desktop icon that has been deleted to the quick launch tool bar?

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Restoring the Show Desktop icon that has been deleted to the quick launch tool bar.

Please follow the steps below to restore the deleted Show Desktop icon:

1. Right-click the quick launch tool bar and click Open Folder.
2. Click the File tab.
3. Click New - Text Document.
4. Double-click to open the New Text Document icon and enter the following:

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

5. Click Save as and enter Show Desktop.scf. Then click Save.
6. When the Show Desktop icon is created, delete the New Text Document icon.