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Office Shortcut Bar on Desktop-Delete

Discussion in 'Business Applications' started by Maxine, Jan 24, 2002.

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  1. Maxine

    Maxine Thread Starter

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    I was running office standard for windows 95, I then upgraded to Windows XP and Office 2000, I now have an Office Shortcut Bar on my desktop and want to get rid of it permanently, how do I do that? I can hide it or exit but then it comes back when I turn on my computer again. I even tried reinstalling and deselecting the option when I chose the components to install and it's still there. Any suggestions on how I can get tird of it permanently, it's irritating.

    Maxine
     
  2. Linkmaster

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    Hi Maxine,
    Try going to start, run, type msconfig
    Hit OK. Click on startup tab at top. See if the shortcut bar is listed . uncheck it. While you are there uncheck Office startup and Fast Find thee are major resource hogs
     
  3. Gram123

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    Maxine, delete the entry in Start Menu, Programs, Startup.

    When installing Office, by default, it adds an Office Startup file in here.
    Gram
     
  4. OBJuan

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    Click the corner Icon on the Shortcut bar - when you have the option to close - do you get query to 'show shortcut bar when you restart?' If so, say no.
    If not it's poss to remove Shortcut bar even if Office is in Startup grp.

    OBJuan
     
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