Change the Text in Internet Explorer’s Title Bar

Posted August 24, 2004 by mikejc in Windows

Typically, Internet Explorer’s title bar displays the title of the web page you are visiting, and it always shows the text, “Microsoft Internet Explorer.” If you want to remove this message, follow the instructions in this tech-recipe and change the text to anything you want.


To change the text in Internet Explorer’s title bar, navigate to the following key in regedit:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER -> Software -> Microsoft -> Internet Explorer -> Main

Change the value of the string “Window Title” to whatever you want on the title bar of Internet Explorer. To have no title except the title of the web pages you are browsing, do not enter anything for a value.

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