Ms Outlook ribbon is gone

I am using MS outlook 10.  the ribbon is no longer visible except when I click on the " view menu"  how do I get it back  it almost seems as though a tool bar is not showing it self.
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James HodgeManaging DirectorCommented:

Ctrl+F1 will bring the ribbon back, or:


JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
If the correct answer above does not work for you, try:

1. Office Repair:  Control Panel, Program and Features, click on Office and then Repair.
2. If Repair does not work, make a new, test Windows User Profile (Account). Log into the new Windows Account and test Outlook in the new account. Your windows profile could be damaged.

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intelogentAuthor Commented:
The office repair is an interesting answer.  i forgot it even exits.
however, James's answer was right on the money for my problem...

so i thank you both.
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
@intelogent - Thanks for the update and I was happy to help.
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