How to Move the Internet Explorer Address Bar

Internet Explorer 7 has many upgrades and improvements, but for many, the address bar location is a downgrade. With the increasing number of helpful toolbars being added daily, customizing your browser options has become a necessity. For those who prefer the address bar under their toolbars there is a way to rectify the problem.

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You can move your Internet Explorer address bar.

Vista

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Click "Start." Type "regedit" in the "Search" box and click "regedit" in the "Programs" list.

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Click the "HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar\WebBrowser" registry subkey.

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Right click "WebBrowser," and highlight "NEW." Click "DWORD (32-bit) Value."

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Type "ITBar7Position" in the new value #1 box. Press "Enter."

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Right click "ITBar7Position." Click "Modify."

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Type "1" in the value data box. Click "OK."

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Exit Registry Editor. Restart Internet Explorer 7.

Windows XP

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Click "Start," then click "Run." Type "regedit" and then "OK."

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Click the "HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar\WebBrowser" registry subkey.

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Type "WebBrowser" in the "New Key #1" box. Press "Enter."

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Right click "WebBrowser." Highlight "New." Click "DWORD Value."

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Type "ITBar7Position" in the new value #1 box. Press "Enter."

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Right click" ITBar7Position." Click "Modify."

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Type "1" in the value data box. Click "OK."

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Exit Registry Editor. Restart Internet Explorer 7