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Address Bar Missing in IE 7

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How can I install "address bar" in Explorer 7.  In previous versions of Explorer it just loaded automatically.

Thanks.  Ziggy
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by:Jeff Darling
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There is an option in Internet Explorer 7 to reset the settings.

It's under tools | Internet Options | Advanced.

The button to reset is at the bottom of the dialog.

I'm not sure if this will solve your problem, but it is worth a try.  This will get rid of any garbage.
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by:LeeTutor
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If the above doesn't solve it, here's an interesting possibility that I found:

http://forums.techguy.org/web-email/498108-solved-address-bar-missing-ie7.html
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I did the reset and also tried the suggestions in the link.  Unfortunately, neither worked.  I still have no address bar.

Ziggy
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by:Jeff Darling
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I think that orangutang might be onto something there.

If you download that REG file and just execute it, then it may solve your problem.  You might want to make a backup of your registry file first though.

Here is what the REG file looks like.

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\CommandBar]
"Enabled"=dword:00000001


Also try this procedure too if you have a lot of bookmarks.  Moving the bookmarks out of Internet Explorer into a HTML file will make IE perform better.

http://www.polysyncronism.com/kb/index.php?a=5
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by:orangutang
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Never mind, I don't think that'll work.
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by:Jeff Darling
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I believe that it might be a registry entry, but not that registry entry.

Instead of "CommandBar" it might be something like "AddressBar".

I'll investigate this later this evening if no other expert answers this.




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by:Jeff Darling
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I found a Microsoft KB article about the Missing Address Bar, but it is for IE6 not IE7.

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/842903

It might still be the same procedure.  It's worth a look.
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Thanks - I already tried "jeffld"'s suggested solution.  No joy!
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Jeff Darling earned 125 total points
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Have you tried reinstalling IE?

Go to Control panel, and go to the Windows components button.

uncheck Internet Explorer.

Click next to uninstall.

Then go to http://www.microsoft.com/ie  to get a new copy of Internet Explorer 7

Hope this works.
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Thank you.  The re-install helped.    Ziggy622
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