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Internet Explorer address window

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by luvmynails, Feb 5, 2005.

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  1. luvmynails

    luvmynails Thread Starter

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    I am running Windows XP and when I went into Explorer to log into a website, the http. window was gone. There is no way to access a website. The search windows are still there for Google and Yahoo but now I have an icon on the taskbar that says "Activate IE plugin Desktop Toolbar". What the heck happened????? How can I get my address window back? H E L P !!!! :mad:
     
  2. Dan O

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    You must have disabled the Address Bar. Open IE and right click the menu and check Address Bar. That should fix it.
     
  3. edaremblue

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    I have the same problem. You say "right click the menu". I don't see any "menu"...all I have is "file, edit, view, favorites, tools and help" Where's the "MENU"?
     
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  5. edaremblue

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    Thanks to "abraxsis", I got my window back with his suggestion:

    Download this registry file to your desktop. Close all browser windows. Right-click the file and choose "Merge". Re-open IE.

    http://windowsxp.mvps.org/reg/IEToolbar.reg
     
  6. luvmynails

    luvmynails Thread Starter

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    I found out the hard way what was wrong with my missing address bar. I had multiple spyware items and a virus. It was also eating up my Photoshop. When a friend cleaned everythng out, the address bar and Photoshop returned. I now have Spysweeper and Norton Automatic Updates running constantly. Everything's running smoothly. Thanks everyone for all of your suggestions.
     
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