thx BigPete worked like a charm. How the hell it got checked in the first place I will never know as I haven't changed anything on the task bar for ages. Were 2 columns when I turned off my compo, turned it on the next day and then they were one. go figure thnx anyway
Try different ways of organising your proggies. Something like adding folders for Games/Muzic/Maintenance etc. and thenmoving the program folder to the new folders. You will save a lot of space this way, and find things easier!