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I run Windows XP Professional. Today there showed up a second layer of taskbar. It has ''Desktop'' in light blue, ''My Documents'' ''My computer'' and ''My Network Places'' shown in white with icons. Unable to click on right arrows to hide them. On right under the time is listed the day of week and the numerial month-day-year. Unable to drag these items anywhere or otherwise delete or hide this extra layer of bar. Looked within Task Bar options in ''My Computer'' clicking ''horizontal'' wi


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You have only increased your taskbar size, don't worry...\015\012
Right-click on an empty part of the taskbar, and ensure the "lock the taskbar" is unchecked.\015\012Next, position your mouse right on the top edge of the taskbar, your mouse should change to two black opposing pointing arrows. Hold left-click, and drag the taskbar down.\015\012
\015\012This will reduce the taskbar back to the way you're used to.\015\012
\015\012Hope this helps, and please rate this answer.
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