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I've made a registry change that disables the menus and now I need to know how to reverse this.

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I ran a file called "menubarsdisable.reg" and it took away my menus from all my windows based programs like IE and I can't see anything in my "Start --> All Programs" .  I need to know how to reverse this so I can get back my menus and Program list.  How is this done?


Below is the registry info from the "menubarsdisable.reg"

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

-[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{5b4dae26-b807-11d0-9815-00c04fd91972}]
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Question by:rortiz77
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by:arixsin
ID: 24391974
Making the menu bar reappear is not as simple as reversing the changes you made to make it disappear! Heres what you need to do:

open Notepad and type in the following.

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{5b4dae26-
b807-11d0-9815-00c04fd91972}]
@=Menu Band 
[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{5b4dae26-
b807-11d0-9815-
00c04fd91972}\InProcServer32]
@=hex(2):25,00,53,00,79,00,73,00,74,
00,65,00,6d,00,52,00,6f,00,6f,00,74,
00,25,\
00,5c,00,73,00,79,00,73,00,74,00,65,
00,6d,00,33,00,32,00,5c,00,53,00,48,
00,\
45,00,4c,00,4c,00,33,00,32,00,2e,00,
64,00,6c,00,6c,00,00,00
ThreadingModel=Apartment

Save the file as menubarsenable.reg.

Double-click it and press Yes when prompted.
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by:rortiz77
ID: 24391997
ok, I typed:

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{5b4dae26-
b807-11d0-9815-00c04fd91972}]
@=Menu Band
[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{5b4dae26-
b807-11d0-9815-
00c04fd91972}\InProcServer32]
@=hex(2):25,00,53,00,79,00,73,00,74,
00,65,00,6d,00,52,00,6f,00,6f,00,74,
00,25,\
00,5c,00,73,00,79,00,73,00,74,00,65,
00,6d,00,33,00,32,00,5c,00,53,00,48,
00,\
45,00,4c,00,4c,00,33,00,32,00,2e,00,
64,00,6c,00,6c,00,00,00
ThreadingModel=Apartment


and I clicked yet but nothing happened.  There were some little boxes in the text too, "[]"

Are there supposed to be some quote symbols, ""?
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arixsin earned 2000 total points
ID: 24392010
Sorry, it was missing a bunch of quotes.

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.1.00
[ - HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{ 5b4dae26-b807-11d0-9815-00c04fd91972} ]
@=Menu Band
[ - HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{ 5b4dae26-b807-11d0-9815-00c04fd91972} \ InProcServer32]
@=hex (2) :25, 00, 53, 00, 79, 00, 73, 00, 74, 00, 65, 00, 6d, 00, 52, 00, 6f, 00, 6f, 00, 74, 00, 25,\
00, 5c, 00, 73, 00, 79, 00, 73, 00, 74, 00, 65, 00, 6d, 00, 33, 00, 32, 00, 5c, 00, 53, 00, 48, 00,\
45, 00, 4c, 00, 4c, 00, 33, 00, 32, 00, 2e, 00, 64, 00, 6c, 00, 6c, 00, 00, 00
ThreadingModel=Apartment
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by:rortiz77
ID: 24392013
Ok, thanks...got it to work with this!

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{5b4dae26-b807-11d0-9815-00c04fd91972}]
@="Menu Band"
[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{5b4dae26-b807-11d0-9815-00c04fd91972}\InProcServer32]
@=hex(2):25,00,53,00,79,00,73,00,74,00,65,00,6d,00,52,00,6f,00,6f,00,74,00,25,\
00,5c,00,73,00,79,00,73,00,74,00,65,00,6d,00,33,00,32,00,5c,00,53,00,48,00,\
45,00,4c,00,4c,00,33,00,32,00,2e,00,64,00,6c,00,6c,00,00,00
"ThreadingModel"="Apartment"


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by:arixsin
ID: 24392016
For some reason the quotes won't post in here properly.
 
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.1.00
[ - HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{ 5b4dae26-b807-11d0-9815-00c04fd91972} ]
@=Menu Band
[ - HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{ 5b4dae26-b807-11d0-9815-00c04fd91972} \ InProcServer32]
@=hex (2) :25, 00, 53, 00, 79, 00, 73, 00, 74, 00, 65, 00, 6d, 00, 52, 00, 6f, 00, 6f, 00, 74, 00, 25,\
00, 5c, 00, 73, 00, 79, 00, 73, 00, 74, 00, 65, 00, 6d, 00, 33, 00, 32, 00, 5c, 00, 53, 00, 48, 00,\
45, 00, 4c, 00, 4c, 00, 33, 00, 32, 00, 2e, 00, 64, 00, 6c, 00, 6c, 00, 00, 00
ThreadingModel=Apartment 
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