Windows 7: Always Display Menu Bar in Explorer

   Posted October 16, 2010 by Lê Hoàng in Windows 7

By default, the menu bar is turned off in Windows 7. Typically, you must press ALT button to see it. This step by step guide shows how to always show the menu bar of Windows 7 Explorer.

In prior versions of Windows, the menu bar was always visible in Explorer. In Windows 7 the menu bar has now been hidden by default. These directions will show how to force it to always be visible.

1. Launch Explorer.

2. Press ALT to access the menu bar.

3. Go to Tools->Folder options…

4. In Folder Options window, switch to View tab, check on Always show menus.

5. Hit OK to save the setting.

 

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  • Simple but useful post 🙂

    • Tipztv

      Thank you 🙂

  • Devin

    THE Task bar wont stay hidden? in Windows 7

    • Anonymous

      Hi Devin

      This is the menu bar 🙂 I’m using both Windows 7 Ultimate and Home Premium, that one is hidden by default 🙂