In Windows Internet Explorer 7 and Windows Internet Explorer 8.0, you can press a keyboard combination, such as ALT+F, to open a menu on the Standard toolbar. When you do this, the Standard toolbar appears under the Address bar. However, you may want the Standard toolbar to appear above the Address bar.
This article helps you move the Standard toolbar so that it is above the Address bar.
Important This section, method, or task contains steps that tell you how to modify the registry. However, serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly. Therefore, make sure that you follow these steps carefully. For added protection, back up the registry before you modify it. Then, you can restore the registry if a problem occurs. For more information about how to back up and restore the registry, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
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To make the Standard toolbar appear above the Address bar, follow the appropriate steps for your operating system.
Click , type regedit in the Start Search box, and then click regedit in the Programs list.
If you are prompted for an administrator password or for confirmation, type your password, or click Continue.
Locate and then click the following registry subkey:
Note If the WebBrowser key does not exist, you must create it. To do this, follow these steps:
Right-click Toolbar, point to New, and then click Key.
In the New Key #1 box, type WebBrowser, and then press ENTER.
Right-click WebBrowser, point to New, and then click DWORD Value.
In the New Value #1 box, type ITBar7Position, and then press ENTER.
Right-click ITBar7Position, and then click Modify.
In the Value data box, type 1, and then click OK.
Exit Registry Editor and then start Internet Explorer 7 or Internet Explorer 8.0.
Did this fix the problem?
Check whether the problem is fixed by pressing ALT+F in your browser. If the Standard menu appears above the Address bar, you are finished with this article. If the problem is not fixed, you can contact support.