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Windows 7: i have lost the bars above and below on the screen

29 Jan 2011   #1

windows 7 64 bit
i have lost the bars above and below on the screen

i get a small drop-down when i touch the top with the cursor.. it is insufficient.. i used to have active page bar on the bottom.. now i have nothing and cant navigate 'back'.. i just lose the page. i do a lot of research and depended on my previous set up..

i have a huge monitor i have room for the bars

where do i go to reset this.??


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29 Jan 2011   #2
mickey megabyte

ultimate 64 sp1

are you talking about your windows desktop, or internet explorer? or something else?
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29 Jan 2011   #3


It sounds like you're talking about your Windows shell. If you're interested in a 3rd party shell app, you can try this one: Welcome to Classic Shell.
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