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Remove “Links” toolbar from Internet Explorer browser window.

This setting can disable the “Links” toolbar from being shown in Internet Explorer.

Tweak for : Windows XP, Windows 2003, Windows 2000, Windows Vista
Generally, the “Links” toolbar is displayed with the other Internet Explorer toolbars by default. If you want to, you can remove this toolbar from Internet Explorer.

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 “NoLinksBar”, if this value does not exist.

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

Important:
In Windows 2003, to show the “Links” toolbar in Internet Explorer simply change the DWORD value of “NoLinksBar” to “0”.

The changes will take effect after a restart or logoff.

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

Remove Links Bar from IE.reg

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

Show Links Bar in IE (Default).reg

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

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

The "Links" toolbar is not visible in Internet Explorer window.

The "Links" toolbar is visible by default, in Internet Explorer window.

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

Go to [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Policies\Microsoft\] and create a new key with the name "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 "NoLinksBar".

After creating "NoLinksBar" DWORD value, right-click on it 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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