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Chapter 26. Renovating My Computer > Points of View: Changing the My Computer V... - Pg. 304

Renovating My Computer 304 The commands you need are on the View menu. Let's start with the Toolbars command, which shoves out a submenu that contains three commands that correspond to My Computer's three available toolbars. In each case, you display a toolbar by activating its command (so that it has a check mark beside it), and you hide a toolbar by deactivating its command. Here's a summary of the three toolbars: · Standard Buttons--This toolbar is displayed by default and it's the one that you see under the menu bar. (See the next section, "Customizing the Standard Buttons Toolbar," to learn how to control the look of this all-important toolbar.) · Address Bar--This toolbar is displayed by default and it appears under the Standard Buttons toolbar. It displays the name of the current folder, and you can use it to navigate to other folders (or even to Web page addresses). · Links--This is the Links bar that you normally see only in Internet Explorer. If you display it here, clicking any button in the Links bar will display the corresponding Web page within the My Com- puter window. NEW!Also on the View, Toolbars submenu is the Lock the Toolbars command. When this is acti- vated, you can move or resize the toolbars. If you deactivate this command, you can move any toolbar by dragging the left edge of the toolbar up or down. If you end up with two toolbars side-by- side, you can resize either of them by dragging the toolbar's left edge to the right or left. Next up on the View menu is the Status Bar command. This command toggles the status bar at the bottom of the window on and off. I recommend that you activate the status bar because it offers some semi-useful info: · If you highlight a menu command, a short description of the command appears in the status bar.