Show desktop button and windows+d shortcut not working.

My show desktop button in windows 7 has stopped working.  I tried creating a show desktop.scf to use as a replacement, but that didn't work either.  Even using the windows+d shortcut does not work. If I create a new account, it seems to work fine on the new account, but not on my current user account. Any ideas?
 

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Last updated September 20, 2018 Views 58,956 Applies to:
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The Show desktop button in the bottom right of your desktop is known as Aero Peek and requires an Aero theme to be selected in order for it to work.

Also, right-click on your Start button and select Properties then the TaskBar tab. Now make sure the Use Aero peek to preview the desktop is ticked.

I don't know why Windows Logo Key +D isn't working. 

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