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Windows 7: How to make menu bar disappear in windows explorer

29 Jul 2010   #11


i see there is a malwarebytes install for virus infected computers that installs it with a random name, maybe u could try that?

EDIT: now i see from google that if you just rename the malwarebytes exe to another name it achieves the same effect.

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30 Jul 2010   #12

Dual boot - Windows 7 & Linux Mint 9

Hi again,

thanks for help but i dont want to install any other Antivirus and i dont want to reinstall Windows. I dont have any viruses or trojans or any malware at this moment (scanned with BitDefender and Trojan Remover which i think is a very good anti-malware software), the only problem i have is the menu bar, i dont think that i have to take such extreme measures as reinstalling windows. BTW Brink, you had a good point (with the virus who changed the location of the registry entry) but unfortunately that action did more damage than helped. Can you please give me the export from registry with the registry folders which contains the words AlwaysShowMenus andAlwaysShowClassicMenu? theoretically this should do the trick. I think the problem is that a setting that can only be modified in registry is missing or is broken or something.


P.S. @Pusspa, the installation of Malwarebyte went very smooth (plus update), the problem appeared after i have started the program, first of all BitDefender started to uninstall. It closed my BD and i have pressed cancel and another window appeared with the same thing and over and over again several times and i have started the scan using MB and i had to reset the computer because nothing was working only the mouse. After restart MB had the same behavior but did not start instead showed me a error.
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30 Jul 2010   #13

64-bit Windows 10 Pro


Here are those REG entries from my system. You'll need to restart after merging it. Hope they help.

Attached Files
File Type: reg AlwaysShowMenus_AlwaysShowClassicMenu.reg (2.0 KB, 15 views)
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30 Jul 2010   #14

Dual boot - Windows 7 & Linux Mint 9

Hi again,

thank you very much for your help guys, didnt worked out even with the last patch, it seams you were right Brink, the problem is bigger than i thought, i drop the idea to make the menu bar hide for now and when i will have time i will reinstall windows over this one.

Thanks again.
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30 Jul 2010   #15

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

I'm sorry to hear that. Please let us know how it went.
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30 Jul 2010   #16
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate

Too bad you couldn't get it sorted, all the best.
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