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Windows IE 7 menu bar disappearing, Please help (thank you)

by DigitalMike / May 28, 2007 6:53 AM PDT

Hello Everyone,
I have IE 7 and the menu bar has disappeared and reappears when I move my cursor up to it. How do I go back to the original setting? I did (not to my knowledge) make this change. I am running Windows XP home SP2 on a P4 3.2GHZ.

Thanks in advance!

Mike

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Just the menu bar?

Technically the Menu Bar is just the toolbar containing File, Edit, View, Favorites, Tools, and Help. Is that all that's disappearing, or is it the Title Bar, Menu Bar, Address Bar, and all the rest? If it's the latter try pressing F11 to toggle Full Screen Mode on/off. On the other hand, if it's the former, it sounds like IE7 may be corrupted. First, though, try selecting Menu Bar from the Tools menu and see if disabling and then re-enabling it works out the kinks.

Let us know.
John

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Everything disappears, Menu bar, address bar..
by DigitalMike / May 29, 2007 9:39 AM PDT
In reply to: Just the menu bar?

Hi John,
The menu bar, Google tool bar is gone unless I move the cursor to the top. In addition, I can't see anything on the bottom of my screen, i.e. the windows Start button ect is gone.

Let me know the best way to fix.

Thanks in advance!

Mike


Technically the Menu Bar is just the toolbar containing File, Edit, View, Favorites, Tools, and Help. Is that all that's disappearing, or is it the Title Bar, Menu Bar, Address Bar, and all the rest? If it's the latter try pressing F11 to toggle Full Screen Mode on/off. On the other hand, if it's the former, it sounds like IE7 may be corrupted. First, though, try selecting Menu Bar from the Tools menu and see if disabling and then re-enabling it works out the kinks.

Let us know.
John

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(NT) What happened when pressing F11?
by John.Wilkinson / May 29, 2007 11:41 AM PDT
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Pressing F11... does nothing
by DigitalMike / May 29, 2007 3:57 PM PDT

Hello John and Gang,
When I press F11 it does nothing on the 'offending' system. On my other system, F11 does what is supposed to do (toggle full screen mode). I had this problem in the past on a friends system and since he so thoroughly trashed his OS, I back up the data on USB drive for him and did a re-install. Not an option on this system re: IE being ill behaved. (like killing the patient for a cure:)).

What is the next step?

Thanks!

Mike

I do use FireFox, however I need IE 7 for some of the company I work for web pages don't play well w/ FireFox

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(NT) Will IE 6 work for you?,if so go back to IE 6
by tomron / May 29, 2007 9:51 PM PDT
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