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how do I permanately disable the Vista sidebar

by musicmutt1 / November 30, 2009 4:51 PM PST

Hi folks I have tied to disable the Vista side bar but it keeps reappearing when I restart my PC ,,,, I can exit it until it goes into standby or shut down but it comes back I hate the thing and would like to disable it but the topic is not listed in the help files ,,, anyone know the fix thanks for reading best regards to alll ,, Tony

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see "Help an Support"
by Dango517 / November 30, 2009 5:11 PM PST

It will direct you to the sidebar options, in control panel and provide you with instructions.

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How can disable my Vista sidebar
by musicmutt1 / December 1, 2009 5:59 AM PST

Hi Dude many thanks for your response I eventually found the little box that needed ticking to disable the sidebar many thanks for your advice best regards Tony

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Disabling Sidebar
by jeff_windows_team / December 1, 2009 6:14 AM PST

I know you already know how, but for others who stumble across this thread:

Rt. click the sidebar> select properties> uncheck the ?Start Sidebar when Windows starts? checkbox> OK> Rt. click sidebar icon> select "Exit".

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