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Windows 7: What is the name of the toolbar under the menu bar?

13 Aug 2009   #1
The111

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
What is the name of the toolbar under the menu bar?

And can it be disabled?

It was introduced in Vista... has buttons like Organize, Burn, New Folder (new to 7 I think).

It's pointless... I use none of those buttons. Can I remove it?


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13 Aug 2009   #2
sup3rsprt

XP, Seven, 2008R2
 
 

it's not new to 7. This feature has been around since Windows XP

What is the name of the toolbar under the menu bar?
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13 Aug 2009   #3
MUff1N

Windows® 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by The111 View Post
And can it be disabled?

It was introduced in Vista... has buttons like Organize, Burn, New Folder (new to 7 I think).

It's pointless... I use none of those buttons. Can I remove it?
If you hide this (If possible) then you can't change the folder LOOK as in List, Large icons, small icons, contents, details, tiles, etc.
I like changing these settings depending on what's in the folder & with that bar gone so are these settings options.
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13 Aug 2009   #4
sup3rsprt

XP, Seven, 2008R2
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by MUff1N View Post
then you can't change the folder LOOK as in List, Large icons, small icons, contents, details, tiles, etc.
in Windows XP you can hide "common tasks" without removing the toolbar button you speak of. I think it should be the same in Windows 7 but I am not using it atm so I can't say for sure.
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13 Aug 2009   #5
The111

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by sup3rsprt View Post
it's not new to 7. This feature has been around since Windows XP

What is the name of the toolbar under the menu bar?
The bar that says Organize/Views/Share/Burn was never in XP as far as I knew, unless you had to manually turn it on. XP had, from top down:

Menubar: File, edit, view, etc.
Nav bar: Back and forward buttons, etc
Address bar

Now Vista/7 has:

Navbar / Address bar combined
Menubar: Automatically hidden but you can see it by tapping alt
New bar which is huge and obtrusive and not very useful - it's twice as thick as the damn menubar

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by MUff1N View Post
If you hide this (If possible) then you can't change the folder LOOK as in List, Large icons, small icons, contents, details, tiles, etc.
I like changing these settings depending on what's in the folder & with that bar gone so are these settings options.
Some (but probably not all) of those things can be done through the (hidden) normal menubar.
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And can it be disabled? It was introduced in Vista... has buttons like Organize, Burn, New Folder (new to 7 I think). It's pointless... I use none of those buttons. Can I remove it?
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