Internet Explorer Toolbar (Menu Bar) disappeared after installing IE 7  
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hrd2hndl67





PostPosted: Internet Explorer Web Development, Internet Explorer Toolbar (Menu Bar) disappeared after installing IE 7 Top

I use yahoo as my homepage, when the "Get IE7 now!" appeared in the toolbar, I clicked on it and installed it. Big Mistake so far...Here's the problem, after installing my IE menu bar (toolbar) containing "File, Edit, View, tools, help" vanished and I can't figure out how to retrieve it or get it back. I have checked and it is not hidden behind another toolbar.

Along with that, The IE blue bar at the top & small bars at the bottom contain no information of the URL (webpage) when pages are loaded.

In the Yahoo toolbar, under the pencil icon- there is no standard toolbar listed anymore. Also my tabs disappeared from yahoo and under the toolbar options there no longer is a check box to "Enable Tabbed Browsing." I have uninstalled the yahoo toolbar and reinstalled it with no changes.

I tried a system restore also but it did not help and I can't do it again to take it back further before installing IE7.

I have also gone into the Registry Editor by following directions to remove the ITbarlayout value from webrowser & shellbrowser sub-keys to restore the IE menu bar. That did not work either.

Can someone help me get back my IE menu (toolbar) And possibly get back the tab function in yahoo.

I also went in to the add/remove programs to delete the IE7 but a popup comes up stating that if I delete, that other programs attached would not function properly or no longer work.

How do I solve these problems Help Jerry




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steveb1982





PostPosted: Internet Explorer Web Development, Internet Explorer Toolbar (Menu Bar) disappeared after installing IE 7 Top

Hi Jerry,

I am not currently using IE7, but I did use it for a while. The menu bar (if I remember right) is permenantly hidden, but you can call it up on demand. Simply press the [ALT] key and it should appear. Failing that I'm not sure if you can get it to display permenantly.

As for removing, I have no idea how wasy that would be. I used it on a test system and just re-installed the OS.

Steve


 
 
hrd2hndl67





PostPosted: Internet Explorer Web Development, Internet Explorer Toolbar (Menu Bar) disappeared after installing IE 7 Top

This has been a nightmare to figure out. Tried the alt key....nothing. Have also discovered now after trying to download another IE browser that the yellow information bar doesn't popup. I can hear it but I can't do anything. I need the IE bar back and right now I'm just at a loss on what else to do.

 
 
pftq





PostPosted: Internet Explorer Web Development, Internet Explorer Toolbar (Menu Bar) disappeared after installing IE 7 Top

The File > Edit > View... toolbar stays for me.

What I did was hit alt, then go to View > Toolbars and selected Menu. Now it is permanent.



 
 
hrd2hndl67





PostPosted: Internet Explorer Web Development, Internet Explorer Toolbar (Menu Bar) disappeared after installing IE 7 Top

further problems arise..........I can't download anything now to try to correct the windows internet explorer. When I've gone into the control panel to check the internet options, it will not open. How do you re-install the operating system Will I have to buy the program to do this Please Help....can someone explain to me how to get things back to functioning properely.

 
 
hrd2hndl67





PostPosted: Internet Explorer Web Development, Internet Explorer Toolbar (Menu Bar) disappeared after installing IE 7 Top

problems solved concerning IE7

 
 
Rashid Khan





PostPosted: Internet Explorer Web Development, Internet Explorer Toolbar (Menu Bar) disappeared after installing IE 7 Top

When you open the Internet Explorer, on the bottom line at the extreme right hand corner you will see "Tools" button. Click on this button. From the dropped down menu click on the "Menu Bar". This will restore the disappearing Menu Bar.

Rashid


 
 
Bryan O





PostPosted: Internet Explorer Web Development, Internet Explorer Toolbar (Menu Bar) disappeared after installing IE 7 Top

I'm glad I'm not the only one. After installing, I have no menu, no toolbars, no status bar, no address bar, and nowhere to right-click to restore them. The actual browser window works fine.

Oddly, the menus and toolbar do appear if I launch IE via a shortcut to a website.  But launching IE from the Start menu, QuickLaunch or typing iexplore.exe from a command window gives me a big screen full-o-nothin'.


 
 
LJP





PostPosted: Internet Explorer Web Development, Internet Explorer Toolbar (Menu Bar) disappeared after installing IE 7 Top

When you can get to the menus and toolbars (whether it be in non-full screen mode, or by moving your mouse pointer up to the top and holding it there until the toolbar appears), try clicking on the word "Tools" in the top right corner and uncheck full screen.  You can also try F11 if you cannot get to your toolbars.   After hours of frustration, this worked great for me!



 
 
jsmer





PostPosted: Internet Explorer Web Development, Internet Explorer Toolbar (Menu Bar) disappeared after installing IE 7 Top

Just installed the final version today over 6 and have the exact same problem. Open a shortcut to site and get the menus. The regular start results in no menus at all. Any one figured this out
 
 
LJP





PostPosted: Internet Explorer Web Development, Internet Explorer Toolbar (Menu Bar) disappeared after installing IE 7 Top

Try F11.

 
 
jsmer





PostPosted: Internet Explorer Web Development, Internet Explorer Toolbar (Menu Bar) disappeared after installing IE 7 Top

After F11 there is now what appears to be a bar at top but it has an image from the same space at top of the webpage that the f11 was done on.


 
 
jsmer





PostPosted: Internet Explorer Web Development, Internet Explorer Toolbar (Menu Bar) disappeared after installing IE 7 Top

After starting IE7 from a web link on the desktop. I opened Internet Options and made a couple changes to my HTML editor and the Advanced settings. Nothing there that should solve this in itself. After applying, then closing and reopening the IE desktop icon the menu bars are there. Must have been a config file of some sort missing in my local settings. I would guess that the links are opening under another profile.
 
 
Bryan O





PostPosted: Internet Explorer Web Development, Internet Explorer Toolbar (Menu Bar) disappeared after installing IE 7 Top

Exactly what happened for me. F11 took me to full screen mode. Another F11 brought me back with a space where the toolbar should be, but no buttons - only black or a remnant of the screen where Windows failed to redraw what should be there.
 
 
Bryan O





PostPosted: Internet Explorer Web Development, Internet Explorer Toolbar (Menu Bar) disappeared after installing IE 7 Top

It's definitely a profile issue. I created a fresh account and logging in under that user account seems to have no menu or toolbar issues. Now it's just a matter of comparing registry keys and/or files to see exactly where the problem lies.