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How to add a Toolbar showing all Desktop Icons to the Taskbar in Windows 7

Description: This article will show you how to add a toolbar that will show all icons on the desktop. This is useful if you have programs open and wish to open a specific program without disturbing any open programs.

  1. Right-click on the Taskbar on the desktop.
    Windows 7 Desktop, Taskbar, Toolbars
    • Click on Toolbars.
  2. Select Desktop from the menu.
    Windows 7 Toolbars, Desktop
  3. There will now be a tool bar button on the taskbar labeled Desktop.
    Windows 7 with Desktop Toolbar
    • When clicked it will display all desktop icons.