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Menu Toolbar Missing Fix it Live!

Menu Toolbar Missing Fix it Live!

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We just released another Fix it Knowledge Base (KB) article. This Fix it sets the Menu Toolbar back to its default location as described in KB 962963.

  • tools is missing from the menu bar in excel

  • Greetings Deb,

    Thank you for taking the time to send a comment.

    If the Fix it ran but didn't resolve your issue please ensure you having the same issue that is described in Knowledge Base article 962963 ( The Fix it is only designed to resolve the issue described in 962963 so if you are having a different issue the Fix it won't resolve it.

    Your symptom description does not appear to be the issue addressed by this Fix it.

    Please feel free to use the "Get Help Now" link in the top right corner of every Microsoft KB article. From this link you may choose the support option that works for you.



  • File Menu missing from IE & WE

  • Hello Arvind Singh,

    Thank you for taking the time to post a comment.

    You might check to see if the following registry setting is configured.


    Value name =  NoFileMenu

    If the Value data is set to 1 then the "Remove File menu from Windows Explorer" policy is being enforced.

    If you need assistance troubleshooting your File menu issue you can use the "Get Help Now" link at the top right of any of our Knowledge Base articles to contact Microsoft Support.



  • I used to have on the "tools" button a feature that said "switch users" and would list my secondary e-mail sites. My grandson managed to eliminate this feature. How do I get it back?

  • file menu missing form my browser

  • It disappeared when I installed update offered yesterday.   Where has it gone to and how can I get it back?

  • Text iad still missing from the tool bar.

    Very difficult to use the browser.

  • Text is still missing from the tool bar.

    Very difficult to use the browser.

  • I could see where the tool bar was supposed to be and also where each heading was, however, it was like black printing on a black background.

    I went to tools, options, general, color and changed the colors. I restarted the computer and the color would stay "fixed", but if I shut down instead of restart, the black on black would come back to haunt me.

    Hopefully this "fixit" will work.

    cheers, I like what I see so far,


  • Tool bar and menu bar are all blacked out cannot see any Icons

  • vista 64 and no IE toolbar. When I click to automatically fix it, told me the fix does not apply to my system.

  • Might also add to the prior message that I cannot get to any websites either.

  • Greetings Buff,

    Thank you for taking the time to submit a comment.  Have you attempted to restart your computer to solve the issue?  Also, do you have any add-ons that are currently being used by Internet Explorer?  Have you tried running IE with add-ons disabled?



  • I've installed IE8 and now I am missing the "Add to Favorites" button that used to be to the right of the "Favorites" button and I don't know how to get it back. Any help would be appreciated. I'm sure this isn't the correct place to post this but I'm disabled and it's hard for me t5o search all over.

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