My Windows XP desktop looks like it's an explorer folder. On the left side of my entire computer screen is the bar that is normally in a windows folder. It squeezes out the complete right half, icons and all, of my desktop! The bar contains the "folder basics" "details" and so on, allowing me to "share this folder" or "create new folder." When I click on "create new folder" I actually get a new folder on the desktop! Here is what I have done to try and resolve the problem: 1. Rebooted many times in vain. 2. Went to desktop properties and checked to see if I have any web items selected for my desktop. I don't. 3. Tried to go to "control panel" and click folder options. However, when I click folder options nothing happens. 4. Tried to open windows explorer to get to folder options and again, nothing happened when I tried to open explorer. 5. Scanned for viruses. Nothing there. Any suggestions? Any..at all.. will be greatly appreciated!!!!! Thank you!