Right click on the icon and choose properties then choose for it not to start when windows starts. Then OK out of that. Then right click on the icon again and choose exit. Peter From: Saqib Sent: Tuesday, December 23, 2008 6:04 PM To: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx Subject: [access-uk] Windows Side Bar Hi. What is Windows Side Bar? I have this icon in the system tray and want to stop it from being loaded up on to the system tray. How do I do this?