We use cookies to provide you with a better experience. If you continue to use this site, we'll assume you're happy with this. Alternatively, click here to find out how to manage these cookies

hide cookie message
Contact Forum Editor

Send an email to our Forum Editor:


PLEASE NOTE: Your name is used only to let the Forum Editor know who sent the message. Both your name and email address will not be used for any other purpose.

Tech Helproom


It's free to register, to post a question or to start / join a discussion


 

Annoying desktop dialogue


lenjam

Likes # 0

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

Like this post
Sea Urchin

Likes # 0

Remove the XP common tasks folder - follow instructions here

http://www.dougknox.com/xp/scriptsdesc/xpcommtask_desktop.htm

Like this post
Eric10

Likes # 0

Sea Urchin's link redone

Like this post
lotvic

Likes # 0

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

Like this post
Sea Urchin

Likes # 0

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

Like this post
lenjam

Likes # 0

Thanks guys....sorted

Like this post
lenjam

Likes # 0

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

Like this post

Reply to this topic

This thread has been locked.



IDG UK Sites

5 reasons not to wait for the Apple Watch: Why you shouldn't buy the iWatch

IDG UK Sites

Why local multiplayer gaming is rapidly vanishing: we look at the demise of split-screen and LAN...

IDG UK Sites

How Emotional Debt is damaging digital design

IDG UK Sites

How to update your iPhone or iPad to iOS 8: including how to install iOS 8 if you don't have room