troubleshooting Question

Hide status bar on IE7

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Hi, i have a page that display photos.
Each of photo will link to another page. I want to hide the link that appears at status bar.
I'm using this code :
//Hide status bar msg II script- by
//Visit JavaScript Kit ( for script
//Credit must stay intact for use
function hidestatus(){
      return true
if (document.layers)
      document.captureEvents(Event.MOUSEOVER | Event.MOUSEOUT)

The code can work on Firefox, but it doesn't work on IE 7.
I read an article that mentions IE 7 already took out javascript window.status changes in order to prevent phishing/address spoofing. Is there any way to make the cod work on IE 7?
Can someone help me, pls? Thanks in advance.
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