You will get a close symbol on the top right corner of the
Research Pane, you can click on the close symbol and turn it off.
Or you can click on the icon for
Research Pane on the Toolbar at the top.
If this does not resolve the issue, follow the basic Troubleshooting steps provided in the article given below:
Important: This section, method, or task contains steps that tell you how
to modify the registry. However, serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly. Therefore, make sure that you follow these steps carefully. For added protection, back up the registry before you modify it. Then, you can restore the registry
if a problem occurs. For more information about how to back up and restore the registry, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
322756(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/322756/ ) How to back up and restore the registry in Windows.