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Windows 7: Menu Bar - Turn On or Off


14 Nov 2008   #19
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 
Menu Bar - Turn On or Off

How to Turn the Menu Bar On or Off in Windows 7

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20 Oct 2010   #20
jhgenius01

Windows 7 Professional 32-bit SP1
 
 

yeah i tried hte reg files, they didn't work, but what's the local policy group manager? i don't have it. do i need it?
oh im trying the tutorial above, ive already tried it before i came to this thread but now i see the local policy group manager... ok
ooh, lucky i have windows 7 professional

err...r u sure it's enabled that turns it off? and disabled or not configured that turns it on? Isn't it the other way?
do you ahve to restart?


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20 Oct 2010   #21
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

You're correct, it's the other way around. Enable=On and Not Configure/Disable=Off

You do not need to restart to apply the group policy, but you did need to restart with the REG files.
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02 Jun 2011   #22
Kelderic

Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
Hello MihaiS, and welcome to Seven Forums.

You can do this to have the Menu Bar on top in Internet Explorer, but I have not found a way yet for Windows Explorer.

Internet Explorer Menu Bar - Vista Forums

Hope this helps,
Shawn
Being a year and a half later, has any method since been found? I feel like having the menu bar above the navigation makes sense, but I can't figure out how to do so.
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02 Jun 2011   #23
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Hello Kelderic,

I'm afraid not.
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03 Jun 2011   #24
jhgenius01

Windows 7 Professional 32-bit SP1
 
 

Wait, Kelderic. Do you want the menu bar ON?
Well this topic is about turning it off.
Isn't it just organize -> layout -> menu bar?
Beware, if you turn it on, you may find it impossible to turn it off which was annoying after a while
i solved the solution by reinstalling windows, great.
if you want to temporarily show the menu bar, you can do so by pressing alt


Hi Kelderic,
Oh you want to put the menu bar at the very top. I didn't really get it the first time i read it. and it was off topic. It was like adding a new topic to an existing one.
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30 Sep 2011   #25
voiv

windows 7
 
 

From a minimalistic point of view, it'd be so cool if we could disable menu bars in each program. I wish someday an application like ObjectBar could be developed to manage all the menu bars from every program.. Damn, somebody needs a mac here
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12 Feb 2012   #26
LaurieB

windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Thanks Brink! I have been searching for the "move to folder" item for months! I didn't know I just had to turn on the menu bar.
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12 Feb 2012   #27
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

You're most welcome Laurie.
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