Annoying desktop dialogue

  lenjam 20:54 PM 02 Sep 11

I am doing some work on a Compaq EVO laptop for a friend, there is a vertical band on the desktop with 3 drop down headings : - Folder Tasks - Other Places - Details

How do get rid of this? very annoying as it takes up about 1/5th of the screen Thanks

OS Win XP Professional

  Sea Urchin 22:14 PM 02 Sep 11

Remove the XP common tasks folder - follow instructions here

  Eric10 22:29 PM 02 Sep 11

Sea Urchin's link redone

  lotvic 23:51 PM 02 Sep 11

it's those _ underscores that mess up the links. If you use 2 of of them in the same sentance or paragraph it changes the words inbetween to italics

Like this underscore each side of this

  Sea Urchin 19:04 PM 03 Sep 11

Thanks to Eric10 for the corrected link - didn't notice at the time. And thanks also lotvic for the information about underscoring

  lenjam 19:44 PM 03 Sep 11

Thanks guys....sorted

  lenjam 19:45 PM 03 Sep 11

Thanks guys......sorted :O)


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