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Windows 7: Turn on Favorites Bar and Status Bar from registry?

19 Dec 2014   #1

Windows 7 Pro 32bit,
Turn on Favorites Bar and Status Bar from registry?


How do you turn on the Favorites Bar (and the Status Bar for that matter) from the registry?

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19 Dec 2014   #2

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Hello Honu,

You can set the DWORD values below to 1 in the registry location below to turn them on. You'll of course need to close and reopen IE afterwards to apply. :)

LinksBandEnabled = Favorites bar

ShowStatusBar = Status bar

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19 Dec 2014   #3

Windows 7 Pro 32bit,


I must be getting smarter! I discovered that solution about two minutes before your mail arrived! Go figure!!

Thanks, you've proven to be a wealth of knowledge.
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19 Dec 2014   #4

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Almost had it beat. LOL
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