Icon gone

By andoyan
May 6, 2009
  1. Hello All,
    my icon for show the desk top is gone . how do I get that icon back?
    Thanks in Advance for your help.
  2. RonS WIN TEAM

    RonS WIN TEAM TS Rookie Posts: 40

    I can find the icon (in Vista) by navigating here:

    C:\Users\NAMEOFUSER\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch

    (I removed my username because it contains personal information)

    From there, you can just drag the Show Desktop icon to the QuickLaunch bar.

    Let me know if that works for you.

  3. Bobbye

    Bobbye Helper on the Fringe Posts: 16,334   +36

    andoyan, I checked your previous post and it appears you have Windows XP. You should let us know the OS you have as the path can be different:

    Right click on the Desktop> click on 'arrange icons by'> make sure 'show icons' is checked.

    If it is already checked, reboot the computer> did the icons come up?

    IF not, do you notice any other problems with the system> if Yes> go through the Virus and Malware Removal and post the logs for us to check: https://www.techspot.com/community/...lware-removal-preliminary-instructions.58138/

    Please move over to the Virus and Malware Forum to post the logs and get help.
  4. RonS WIN TEAM

    RonS WIN TEAM TS Rookie Posts: 40

    Good catch Bobbye -

    Well, if anyone was wondering how to do it on Vista, it's right up there ^^^ :)
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