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address bar missing, can't re-establish tsml (to save my lif

by nancy_kr / June 12, 2005 7:31 AM PDT

the particulars: I am running a recent manufacture Compaq desktop. It came with a weird Internet Explorer browser that shows ''Netscape'' home page. If that isn't weird.
Anyway, although I have the View, Address bar checked (top tabs), it will not ever show the current URL - i.e. where the heck you are on the internet, like maybe.
How do I restore it?
Should I just try Firefox or something?
Can you have two browsers on your computer and alternate?
Any help would be great.

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See if this works

Does the top line contain a dropdown called "View"? If so, look for tool bars and anything that refers to navigation. Start checking/unchecking those that might refer to the current address. Most browsers will let you customize these settings.

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Re: address bar missing
by Tufenuf / June 13, 2005 1:06 AM PDT

nancy, Right click and empty area of your Toolbar and unlock (uncheck-''Lock the toolbars'') the Toolbar. To the left of the word ''Address'' you should see a dotted verticle line. Put your pointer (cursor) over that dotted verticle line and when it turns into a 2 sided arrow hold your left mouse button down and drag downwards till the Address bar appears then release the left mouse button. You can then right click an empty area of your Toolbar and checkmark ''Lock the toolbars''.


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