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01-24-01, 12:18 PM   #1  
While trying to eliminate some of the applications that load on start-up (and chew up resources in the background), and get them removed from my task bar, I somehow removed the icon that would take me back to the Desk Top, regardless of what window I had open.

Can someone tell me how to get it back?

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Rick

 
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01-24-01, 12:50 PM   #2  
Tell me what operating system you are using , I will look at my system at home and try and get it this to you, but I do need to know your opearting system, I have windows 98 on one computer and windows me on another , so hopefully you are using one of them. The stuff in the systems box can take up resourses, but your shortcut icons does not take any resourses that you need to be concerned about, anything set to automaticly start with windows can take resources.

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01-24-01, 12:53 PM   #3  
Knew I'd forget to list that. It is Windows 98.

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01-24-01, 01:02 PM   #4  

ok, I am at work right now, and we are running NT, so when I get home I will check it out.

 
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01-24-01, 06:37 PM   #5  
In order to email you the desktop shortcut icon , I must have your email address as I can't get seem to get it thru your profile on this board.

My email is:

[email protected]

 
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01-24-01, 11:01 PM   #6  
The icon is in this dir,

C:\WINDOWS\system

Or do a search for files or folder named, show desktop, once you find it drag to task bar

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[Edited by Plumber2000 on 01-25-01 at 02:10]

 
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01-25-01, 06:32 AM   #7  
If you can locate it there great, I didn't have time to look for as I have 3 kids , 2 computers & homework, so it was far faster to copy the shortcut icon and email it , at least until I found out that I could not get the email from your profile on DIY.

 
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01-25-01, 09:01 AM   #8  
Thanks Plumber2000 and dkerr. I have found the icon in C:\WINDOWS\system however, it will not let me drag it to the Task Bar.

email address is [email protected]

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01-25-01, 10:41 AM   #9  
I'll try and email you the icon./shortcut tonite

 
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01-25-01, 05:30 PM   #10  
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Drag it to the desk top first then to the task bar or copy and paste it to the desk top then drag it to the task bar...

 
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01-25-01, 07:20 PM   #11  
Got it back where it belongs. Thanks for everyone's help.

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