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Windows 7: how do I turn on traditional window commands?

07 Dec 2009   #1
Newmarket2

windows 7 home premium
 
 
how do I turn on traditional window commands?

When I do a search in W Explorer, I'm getting groupings. That's nice, but I'd like to turn it off. In Vista I did that using the VIEW pulldown menu. But, the "traditional" menu bar isn't there.

Can I turn that menu bar on? Or, if not, can I remove groupings.


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07 Dec 2009   #2
pillainp

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit
 
 

Right click an empty space, then Group>None.

To get the Menu Bar back, go to Organize>Layout>Menu Bar.
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07 Dec 2009   #3
reghakr

Windows 7 Pro & Vista Home Premium
 
 

Go to Control Panel > Folder Options, click the View tab and check the box for Always Show Menus,
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07 Dec 2009   #4
Barman58

Windows 10 Pro x64 x2 Windows 10 Enterprise x64, Ubuntu
 
 

Also if you wish to have access to the menu but keep the look of Windows 7, pressing the alt key will show the menus temporarily
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07 Dec 2009   #5
pillainp

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit
 
 

What reghakr tells you above can also be done from the Organize Menu (Organize>Folderand Search Options>View Tab>Always show Menus) in My Computer or any Windows Explorer view.
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