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How to get rid of FIND bar

Discussion in 'Windows 7' started by clachan, Feb 9, 2013.

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  1. clachan

    clachan Thread Starter

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    This is just a question as I am not too computer minded - running Windows 7 for last year and now I have a small problem. There is this Find bar that comes up and interupts me when I am typing or even when I am trying to fill in forms online.
    Any idea how to get rid of it have tried so many anti virus scans and it is not picking anything up!
     
  2. loserOlimbs

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    Can you post a screen shot?
     
  3. rainforest123

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    Hello & Welcome to Tech guy Forum.

    Please run this forum's sys info utility & post the results.
    http://library.techguy.org/wiki/TSG_Valuable_links

    Which browser are you using?
    If IE9, start > programs / all programs > accessories > system tools > IE9 no add ons
    Test

    Even if you are not using IE9, please use it, as a test.

    If the find bar to which you refer doesn't appear, read this tutorial, you look for & read others re IE9 & add on management
    http://www.7tutorials.com/demystifying-internet-explorer-9-add-ons
    Search string used
    tutorial "manage add ons" "internet explorer 9"

    When did the problem begin? Sometimes the exact date is important.

    What changed? A hardware [ printer or other peripheral ] or software install or removal; an update to W7; update to a program [ anti malware or other program ]?

    Create a screen shot, using W7's snipping tool.
    Return here > "go advanced" > manage attachments
    browse; upload; close; submit

    As L o L noted, a screen shot of that to which you refer would be helpful.

    RF123
     
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