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Toolbars Cannot be Locked or Unlocked in Full-Screen View

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When the Microsoft Internet Explorer window is in full-screen view view, you don't have the option to lock or unlock the toolbars as expected.
To work around this issue, return the Internet Explorer window to regular-screen view to lock and unlock the toolbars. To do this, follow these steps:
  1. In full-screen view, press F11.

    The browser window returns to regular-screen view.
  2. Right-click a toolbar, and then click Lock the Toolbars. If the toolbars are already locked, click Lock the Toolbars to unlock them.
  3. Press F11 to return to full-screen view.
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.

Article ID: 296374 - Last Review: 12/06/2015 02:11:47 - Revision: 3.3

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