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Click the Windows "Start" button to show the Search input box.
Type "regedit" (without quotes) into the Search input box, and press the "Enter" key. The Windows Registry Editor opens.
Navigate to and click on the following key in the Windows Registry:
Right-click inside the right pane, click "New," then click "Key" to create a new key.
Type "Internet Explorer" for the name of the new key, then click on and open the new key.
Right-click in the right pane of the Internet Explorer key, and click "New." Click the "Key" option to create another key under the Internet Explorer key.
Type "Main" as the name for the second key.
Right-click "Main," and click "DWORD (32-bit) Value" to create a new Dword value for Main.
Type "AlwaysShowMenus" as the value name, and type "1" as the value data, then click "OK."
Close the registry editor, and open Internet Explorer.
Press the "ALT" + "T" keys. The menu bar appears and stays at the top of the window. The toolbars are visible every time Internet Explorer 9 is opened.
Always Show Toolbars in Internet Explorer 9
Right-click on an empty section of the Tab strip on the top of the Firefox window.
Click the "Menu Bar" option to select, and activate the checkmark. The Menu Bar is now displayed.
Show Top Toolbar in Firefox
Tips and warnings
- Press the "ALT" or "ALT" + "T" keys to temporarily show the top toolbars in the default installation of Internet Explorer 9.
- Always back up your registry data before editing the Windows Registry in the Registry Editor.
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