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removing the word Address in the Address Bar

by Beauty Personified / April 27, 2005 11:34 PM PDT

Is there a way to remove the word "Address" in the Address Bar of IE6 in order to make the actual address field longer? I assume if this can be done it would involve working in the Registry.

Anyhoo...

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In a word. Skins.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 27, 2005 11:47 PM PDT
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Re: removing the word Address in the Address Bar
by Tufenuf / April 28, 2005 12:55 AM PDT

Beauty, If you have the word Links to the right of your Address bar why not right click your Toolbar and uncheck Links which will make your Address bar longer.

Tufenuf

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the word "Address"
by Beauty Personified / April 28, 2005 6:01 AM PDT

That's not what I'd like to do. I'd like to remove the word "Address" from the beginning of the Address Bar. There must be some way to do so through the registry.

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this works
by cat1981england / August 18, 2006 8:19 AM PDT
In reply to: the word "Address"

i was looking for the same thing, found this it works
hope it helps

http://www.msfn.org/board/lofiversion/index.php/t55524.html

Make a copy of browselc.dll located in Windows\system32 and open it in ResHack.

Expand the String Table folder, then subfolder 807, click on 1033 (when you are using ResourceHacker you will see what I'm talking about)

In the right window now delete the word A&ddress, leave the ''''.
Hit 'Compile Script'
Click File > Save

Next step is to replace the original file with your modified one.
Find browselc.dll in either C:\Windows\system32\dllcache or C:\Windows\ServicePackFiles\i386, rename it to browselc.bak and copy your hacked file in there instead.

Now boot into safe mode and do exactly the same with the browselc.dll in C:\Windows\system32.
Windows System File Protection will pop up two windows, answer them with cancel and OK.
Reboot.

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