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Win 7 64bit IE11 remove and replace TOOLbar (not taskbar)


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#1 jennsdad

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Posted 12 September 2014 - 11:17 AM

Help needed with Toolbar (not taskbar)

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Some time recently my toolbar was populated by many "programs"? "tasks" that are cluttering things up.

I do not recall installing new software, and my Norton anti-everything is run daily. 

The suspected culprit is a Windows update which I run automatically, and manually once a week.

I don't recall any other software update.

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Questions:

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Where does the toolbar enabling software reside? My plan is to eliminate it and create a new toolbar (or the basic 'simple' previous default) I hope it's not in the registry. Is it in one of the &%$#(* Windows "Start" folders? How many "start" folders are there?

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I have not had difficulties adding items to the toolbar from the default choices, once the default toolbar is restored. 

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I am a new member, and look forward to  learning from others, and also helping when I can.

Thank you all for any help you can provide.



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#2 Keithuk

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Posted 12 September 2014 - 11:55 AM

Welcome to BC.

 

If you right-click on the grey menu bar of IE you can choose which things you want to display.


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