Hi all,

Sometime ago I started up my computer as normal and one of the windows explorer bars was attached to the left side of my desktop and I can't seem to make it go away. The explorer bar actually works like it would in explorer, except that clicking on a link will open the link in a new window instead of on the desktop.

I can't find anything about this on microsoft.com or any other help forum and I don't feel comfortable changing the registry without guidance.

Can someone help me to get rid of this exlorer bar, please? I can live with it - and have been - but I would like top get rid of it if possible.

I am running XP with SP2 installed, and I don't think that I had made any configuration changes before the explorer bar appeared, though I honestly can't remember.

I would also love to know why this happened.

Many thanks for any help.

A screen cap of the my desktop with the explorer bar in question:


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Last Post by turning200

Thank you very much. That little registry edit did the trick.

It's nice seeing the whole desktop again :cheesy:

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