Re: IE7 (XP) menu bar gone
"bertsaxon" <email@example.com> wrote in message
>I have IE7 and WinXPPro on a Dell laptop new 2/08. Worked fine until
> yesterday when I loaned it to a cohort for a PwrPnt presentation. (he brought
> the file on a thumb drive) Now I have weird stuff!
> When started the home page will not display; however, if the source is
> viewed, the HTML is there. I open a new tab, then swap back to the original
> tab and my home page is displayed.
> I type in the address bar and press enter, the address in the bar reverts to
> the home page. In a new tab it reverts to "about:blank"
> Under the Tools drop down, "Work Offline", "Full Screen", and "MenuBar" are
> greyed out.
Looks like some admin policy was invoked?
Try using gpedit.msc to check for that possibility
and use it to undo it if so.
> The menu bar is gone and I cannot right click to restore it.
> I can travel to any link off the home (or subsequent) page by mouse clicking.
> This is a corporate computer and I cannot (should not) change to Firefox or
> other browser.