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by crusher66 / February 23, 2007 8:44 AM PST

I have a 2inch bar on the left of my desktop.At the top of it , it has folder tasks , other places & details. I want to get rid of it as it cuts off my picture. I went into control panel and tried everything i could to get rid of it , Please help

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Try right clicking on a blank
by Ray Harinec / February 23, 2007 8:48 AM PST
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area of that section and then left click properties. Should get a number of options.

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tried that
by crusher66 / February 23, 2007 11:50 AM PST

nothing responds in that area can only open filres from there

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desktop help, here's a fix
by Tufenuf / February 23, 2007 9:22 AM PST
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crusher66, Go to the link below, click on Win XP Fixes then in the right column click on "Remove Common Tasks from Desktop" to download the "XP_CommonTasks.exe" and follow the instructions on that page.

I'm assuming you're running Windows XP


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here's a fix
by crusher66 / February 23, 2007 12:07 PM PST

Thx kindly TufeNuf you are a wizzard. that's what i needed to do the trick ty ty ty

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(NT) Glad to help & Thanks for posting back.
by Tufenuf / February 23, 2007 12:12 PM PST
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