Re: IE8 Discuss Explorer Bar
Thanks. That was really interesting about Discuss. Looks like a lot of
work, though. I take it that the newer versions of Office don't support it.
The ActiveX controls that I want to remove don't appear in Downloaded
controls. They appear in All add-ons, maybe among others. The Remove
button is grayed-out.
"Don Varnau" <don_04[at]varnau[dot]org> wrote in message
> Microsoft Office added the Discuss button. I don't think you can uninstall
> it. Just leave it disabled.
> Here's a little information:
> 255085- Using the Discussion Feature in Internet Explorer:
> Working with Office Server Extensions:
> ActiveX Controls...
> Manage Add-ons> Downloaded Controls, right-click the control> More
> information. Try the Remove button. Some of these must be removed from
> Control Panel> Add or remove programs.
> Hope this helps,
> [MS MVP- IE]
> "Frederick R. Hutchings" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
>> Win XP Pro SP3
>> I was looking through my Add-ons in IE8 and noticed one called Discuss.
>> is referred to as an Explorer Bar. Is this a former button for IE? It
>> let me disable it, but not remove it. How do I remove it?
>> Now that I think about it, there are several ActiveX controls that I
>> like to remove as well. How about them? They are listed in All add-ons,
>> but not Downloaded add-ons. Again, there is an option to disable, but