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Are you missing the Windows XP style "Show Desktop" icon in Windows 7 and Windows 10?

Upgraded from Windows XP and you are missing the "Show Desktop" icon next to your Windows 7 Start Button?
Upgraded from Windows 7 or 8 to Windows 10 and want the "Show Desktop" icon handy again?
Show Desktop Icon

Find your Windows 7 default "Show Desktop" function is placed too far away from your Start button especially when using a touch pad on a wide-screen notebook?
Windows 7 Windows 10
Right click on Windows Taskbar, and point to Toolbars context menu item, and then select New Toolbar....
Browse to the following folder (easy way is to copy and paste to Address box to automatically navigate to):
%SystemDrive%\Users\%username%\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\
Select the "Quick Launch folder and click the "Select folder" button.
A Quick Launch Toolbar will be added to Windows Taskbar close to notification area. Unlock the Taskbar (right click on Taskbar and uncheck Lock the taskbar) to move the Quick Launch Toolbar.
Optionally, right click on empty space inside Quick Launch Toolbar area, and unselect Show Title to remove the Quick Launch wording, or uncheck Show Text to remove the label next to the shortcuts and icons in Quick Launch bar.
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