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Remove “Address Bar” from Internet Explorer.

This setting can disable the “Address Bar” from being shown in Internet Explorer.

Tweak for : Windows XP, Windows 2003, Windows 2000
Generally, the “Address Bar” is also displayed with other Internet Explorer toolbars by default. If you want, you can remove this Bar from Internet Explorer’s browser window.

For this, go to Start > Run, enter “regedit” and navigate to the registry path listed below. If any of the subkeys “Internet Explorer\Toolbars\Restrictions” is not present, create it as explained below. Then, create a DWORD value “NoAddressBar”, if this value does not exist.

Now, right-click and modify the value to “1” which can remove “Address Bar” from Internet Explorer's window. However, to show the “Address Bar” again in Internet Explorer window, you have to add it manually. Go to “Address Bar” menu item under “View > Toolbars” menu and add a checkmark to it. The “Address Bar” will appear in your Internet Explorer.

Important:
In Windows 2003, to show the “Address Bar” in Internet Explorer, simply change the DWORD value of “NoAddressBar” to “0”.

The changes will take effect after a restart or logoff.

NOTE:
This setting can be applied to Windows Explorer as well.

Remove Address Bar from IE.reg

The '.reg' file can disable the Address Bar in Internet Explorer.

Show Address Bar in IE (Default).reg

The '.reg' file can enable the Address Bar in Internet Explorer.

Key Type :
Local Machine
Value Name :
Internet Explorer
Data Type :
Key
Enabled Value :
Disabled value :
Other value :
Value Action :
Add an Entry

Apply registry settings according below given steps of screenshots with related changes.

The "Address Bar" is not visible in Internet Explorer.

The "Address Bar" is visible by default.

First, click the 'Start' button, and select 'Run'. In the resulting dialog box, type "regedit".

Go to [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Policies\Microsoft\] and right-click to create a subkey "Internet Explorer" under "Microsoft".

Create another key "Toolbars" under "Internet Explorer".

In the hierarchy create "Restrictions" subkey.

Then, right-click in the open area to create a DWORD value with the name "NoAddressBar".

Next, right-click on "NoAddressBar" and click on 'Modify'.

Finally, enter the value "1" in the text-box and click on 'OK'.

Restrict viewing source in Internet Explorer (For Windows 98/Me).

Category : Software / Applications > Internet Explorer

Internet Explorer gives the option to view the source of a webpage. With this setting, you can turn off the function to view the source.

Customize the title of Internet Explorer window. (For Windows 98/Me).

Category : Software / Applications > Internet Explorer

With this setting, you can customize the window title of Internet Explorer.

Turn off the “Synchronize” menu item in Internet Explorer.

Category : Software / Applications > Internet Explorer

This setting turns off the functionality of the menu item “Synchronize”, on the “Tools” menu of Internet Explorer.

Disable the expanding of the menu item “New” in Internet Explorer (For Current User).

Category : Software / Applications > Internet Explorer

This setting can reduce the default list of sub-menu item “New” in Internet Explorer to a single-sized option list “New Window”, which can open a new Internet Explorer window.

Disable the expanding of the menu item “New” in Internet Explorer (For All Users).

Category : Software / Applications > Internet Explorer

This setting can reduce the default list of sub-menu item “New” in Internet Explorer to a single-sized option list “New Window”, which can open a new Internet Explorer window.

 
 
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