When I was cleaning unwanted windows system files I must have deleted a system file or short cut that allows me to click on the desktop icon from the quick launch in Win98. the Icon in the quick launch bar has been replaced with the standard window logo on a white paper. When I click on the icon I get the "open with" dialog box with this message. "click the program you want to use to open the file 'desktop as shortcut.desklink' if this program you want is not listed click other."
I did a file search to locate the the source file and get "show desktop.scf" and inside the file has the following:
now I am lost as to how to recover.