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Internet Explorer Command Bar - Remove or Restore How to Turn the Command Bar On or Off in IE7 and IE8
This will show you how to turn the Command Bar on or off in IE7 and IE8 in Vista and Windows 7.
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How to Turn the Command Bar On or Off in IE7 and IE8
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This will show you how to turn the Command Bar on or off in IE7 and IE8 in Vista and Windows 7.
How to Turn the Command Bar On or Off in IE7 and IE8

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This will show you how to turn the Command Bar on or off in IE7 and IE8 in Vista and Windows 7. These are the toolbar buttons to the right of the tabs.

EXAMPLE: IE7 and IE8 Command Bar Turned On and Off
IE_Command_Bar_Default.jpg IE_Command_Bar_Removed.jpg



OPTION ONE
Turn Command Bar On or Off in IE7




METHOD ONE
Using a REG File Download
1. To Turn On the Command Bar
A) Click on the Download button below to download the file below.​
Restore_IE7_Command_Bar.reg
download

B) Go to step 3.​

2. To Turn Off the Command Bar
A) Click on the Download button below to download the​
Remove_IE7_Command_Bar.reg file.​
download

3. Click on Save, and save the .reg file to the Desktop.​
4. Right click on the downloaded .reg file and click on Merge.​
5. Click on Run, Continue (UAC-Vista) or Yes (Windows 7), Yes, and then OK when prompted.​
6. When done, you can delete the downloaded .reg file if you like.​
7. Close and reopen Internet Explorer to see the changes.​




METHOD TWO
Manually in Registry Editor
1. Open the Start Menu, then type regedit in the search box and press Enter.​
2. If prompted by UAC, then click on Continue (Vista) or Yes (Windows 7).​
3. In regedit, go to: (See screenshot below)​
NOTE: If you do not have CommandBar in the left pane, then right click on Internet Explorer and click on New and Key. Type CommandBar and press Enter.​
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\CommandBar
Reg1.jpg

4. To Turn Off the Command Bar
A) In the right pane, right click on a empty area and click on New and DWORD (32-bit) Value. (See screenshot above)​
B) Type Enable and press Enter. (See screenshot below)​
NOTE: If you already have Enable, then make sure it is set to 0 (number zero) by right clicking on Enable, click on Modify, type 0, and click OK.​
C) Go to step 6.​
Reg2.jpg

5. To Turn On the Command Bar
A) Right click on Enable and click Delete. (See screenshot above)​
B) Click on Yes to confirm the deletion.​

6. Close Regedit.​
7. Close and reopen Internet Explorer to see the changes.​





OPTION TWO
Turn Command Bar On or Off in IE8




METHOD ONE
From Inside Internet Explorer 8
1. Open Internet Explorer 8.​
2. Right click on a empty space on the menu bar.​
3. To Turn Off the Command Bar
A) Click on Command Bar to uncheck it. (See screenshot below step 4)​

4. To Turn Off the Command Bar
A) Click on Command Bar to check it.​
Right_Click.jpg



METHOD TWO
Using a REG File Download
1. To Turn On the Command Bar
A) Click on the Download button below to download the file below.​
TurnOn_IE8_Command_Bar.reg
download

B) Go to step 3.​

2. To Turn Off the Command Bar
A) Click on the Download button below to download the file below.​
TurnOff_IE8_Command_Bar.reg
download

3. Click on Save, and save the .reg file to the Desktop.​
4. Right click on the downloaded .reg file and click on Merge.​
5. Click on Run, Continue (UAC-Vista) or Yes (Windows 7), Yes, and then OK when prompted..​
6. When done, you can delete the downloaded .reg file if you like.​
7. Close and reopen Internet Explorer to see the changes.​




METHOD THREE
Manually in Registry Editor
1. Open the Start Menu, then type regedit in the search box and press Enter.​
2. If prompted by UAC, then click on Continue (Vista) or Yes (Windows 7).​
3. In regedit, go to: (See screenshot below step 5)​
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\CommandBar
4. In the right pane, right click CommandBarEnabled and click on Modify.​
Reg1_IE8.jpg

5. To Turn Off the Command Bar
A) Type 0 (number zero) and click on OK. (See screenshot below step 7)​
B) Go to step 7.​

6. To Turn On the Command Bar
A) Type 1 (number zero) and click on OK. (See screenshot below)​
Modify_IE8.jpg

7. Close Regedit.​
8. Close and reopen Internet Explorer to see the changes.​

That's it,
Shawn


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