Now name it Show Desktop.exe and click Yes when the warning message comes up. Wow I just created now own icon !! Here's the cool part: right click on the fake.exe Taskbar icon, then right click on "fake" and get the properties. Change the Target to be the full path to the "Show Desktop.scf" For more on changing icons to something more unique, we have a couple good articles you might want to check out: Change a File Type’s Icon in Windows 7 Customize Icons have a peek at this web-site
Advertisement GRudger Thread Starter Joined: Nov 18, 2002 Messages: 355 Hi, The show desktop Icon in the quick launch toolbar stopped working somehow. Reply #3 eaglemos Join Date 07/2012 0 November 1, 2012 4:17:19 AM from Stardock Forums Any idea? Reason for Karma (Optional) Successfully updated karma reason! Worse still, it moved from the far left of the screen to the far right. http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/all/show-desktop-button-and-windowsd-shortcut-not/a2d87849-39e5-4ecd-bdbb-d6b8862d54ea
Aug 5, 2010 at 3:38 pm Joelriley saysIts not intuitive and too far away to quickly mouse over, these types of utility commands can be used often and should be located Test it to make sure. 6. On clicking on the icon, the window got minimized and the desktop appeared for easy access to the user.However, Microsoft came up with a different alternative in Windows 7, one that a coupla clicks later all was well.....
Hope this can help someone else that is going through this cuz I know I was about ready to pull my hair out I was so frustrated!! The Show Desktop icon automatically appears on the Quick Launch toolbar. We're looking up the edits for this post... http://www.dougknox.com/xp/file_assoc.htm downtime, Feb 26, 2004 #8 bobol Joined: Jan 28, 2004 Messages: 2,187 SOLID!!!!!!!!!
They are very good with their own products but Apple is incapable of developing decent PC apps. Windows Shortcut Not Working c:Windows folder. Stardock Merchandise Sign up for our newsletter Enter Address Signing up, please wait... Copy the new shortcut to the appropriate folder.
Go figure. Here's what my laptop Taskbar looked like when I was all done. http://ccm.net/forum/affich-310633-desktop-icons-start-menu-tools-wont-work Reply #7 Snowman Join Date 03/2001 +343 November 1, 2012 6:46:51 AM from WinCustomize Forums I will poke the correct people when they come online, plus have this thread moved to Windows + D Not Working Windows 10 Report Kholdstare- Aug 19, 2015 09:06PM thanks for the tip I was worried why mine waast working only to find out its the same as yours it was in tablet mode Windows Key Shortcuts Not Working Windows 7 All rights reserved.
Rather, it’s a Shell Command File (.scf), which is really just a plain-text file containing a special command Windows understands. Check This Out Thanks. E.g. They got there via the Pin to Taskbar feature of Windows 7. Perhaps I could use Taskbar pinning for the "Show Desktop.scf" file that Scott Dunn had suggested? Windows D Shortcut Not Working Windows 10
Reply #8 Snowman Join Date 03/2001 +343 November 2, 2012 8:17:20 AM from WinCustomize Forums Snowman repokes a random supporter .... Reason for Karma (Optional) Successfully updated karma reason! chips China's Sunway TaihuLight theoretical peak performance is 124.5 petaflops. You'll get new apps and updates for free. Source In the screen shot below the fake.exe icon is to the right of the entry for Chrome.
It did not work, then I got scared to terminate the others...then, I thought :whathever...and terminated all of them....have no idea what I did or if it was going to ("or Windows 10 Desktop Not Working To make it short I used the TXT registry fix at your mentioned site... Thanx Feb 16, 2012 at 9:16 am Hari Haran saysThanks man.
Tweet Like Google+ Comments  Bill says: 7 years ago Excuse me but if I can't see the desktop how do I click the show desktop icon? We're looking up the edits for this post... More like this Windows 7 beta tips, tricks and tweaks Visual Tour: Vista's new UI Windows 7 tricks: 20 top tips and tweaks on IDG Answers How can I try a Windows 10 Desktop Not Showing Here are the latest Insider stories.
There are many great features available to you once you register, including: Richer content, access to many features that are disabled for guests like commenting on the forums. also I cannot open any of my programs in my start menu they all say windows cannot open this file....so therefore I cannot even do a system restore. This time, do not delete the app from your desktop. http://vidivit.com/not-working/show-desktop-button-windows-7-not-working.html What am I doing wrong?
Of course the regular Show Desktop in the lower right corner as well. CIO hired guns View Comments You Might Like Join the discussion Be the first to comment on this article. In this Complete Beginner's Guide to Ubuntu 16.04 ebook, we will guide you and show you everything you need to know about Ubuntu - the most popular Linux distro.Get it now! Then I lowered the taskbar so that it was back to being one row instead of two… phew… Dec 17, 2011 at 11:08 am vinit saysThanks a Lot Jasmine for helping
Sign InHow-To Windows Linux Mac Mobile Android iOS Web Browsers Chrome OS Gadgets Raspberry Pi Hardware Guides How Things Work Opinions Software Hacks Software Tools WordPress Start WordPress Blog All CategoriesPremiumDealsGiveaway Reply #5 eaglemos Join Date 07/2012 0 November 1, 2012 5:32:49 AM from Stardock Forums You are wrong.