How To Restore the Menu bar | Best Internet Security
In older versions of Windows, the menu bar was always visible in Explorer. In Vista and Windows 7, (and many programs too) the menu bar is now hidden by default, and you must press the ALT key to see it. These simple steps will cause it to always be visible.
(The “menu bar” gives you the familiar File | Edit | View |Tools | Help ‘drop down’ menus)
1) Launch Explorer by opening Computer (or Documents, or Pictures..), then press ALT to access the menu bar.
2) Click on Tools and then on Folder options.
3) In the Folder Options window, click on the View tab, and click to place a check in Always show menus.
4) Click on Apply and then OK.
That’s it. You’re done. (Should you decide you prefer the “more screen real estate” no menu bar look, simply repeat the steps and un-check the box.)
For other (specific) programs, you may have to hunt around a bit for the Show Menu bar setting; but usually it is under the View menu (visible after pressing Alt).
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