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Drop-down address bar is not functioning

I recently installed Norton Utilities on my computer, and immediately after that, the drop-down address bar stopped functioning.  Although  the program was uninstalled and re-installed, the drop down address bar is still not functioning.  Can you please
help me?

Anwsers to the Problem Drop-down address bar is not functioning

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Hi Mir3iam3,
 
You may try the below steps one by one and check if this helps.
Method 1:

1. Open Internet Explorer.
2. Click on Tools options on menu bar.
3. Under Browsing history, click on Settings button.
Now check if the Disk space to use in by default set to 50MB and also under History, Days to keep pages in history is set to 20 days.
4. Now click on OK button.

Method 2: Use Internet Explorer (IE) by temporarily disable all add-ons.
You can do this by following the steps below.

1.
Click the Start button and select click All Programs,
2.
Click Accessories and then click on System Tools,
3.
Click Internet Explorer (No Add-ons).

Use the Manage Add-ons tool to determine which add-on is causing the issue

1.      Open Internet Explorer.

2.      Click Tools, and then click Manage Add-ons.

3.      On the Show drop-down menu, select All add-ons to display all add-ons that are installed on the computer.

4.      For each item in this list, select the add-on, and then click Disable in the Information window.

5.      When you have disabled all the items in this list, click OK.

6.      Exit and then restart Internet Explorer.

7.      If issues do not reoccur, repeat steps 1 through 3.

8.      Click Enable for a single add-on.

9.      Repeat steps 6 through 8 until you determine which add-on causes errors to occur.

For more information about add-ons refer the article mentioned below.

Internet Explorer add-ons: frequently asked questions
http://windowshelp.microsoft.com/Windows/en-US/help/e85a03aa-c7c6-428e-9891-67ea76df9b7e1033.mspx
 
Method 3: Optimize Internet Explorer.
 
1: Clear cached data in Internet Explorer
 
a) Open Internet Explorer.

b) Click Safety, and then click Delete Browsing History.

c) In Delete Browsing History area, click Delete.
 
2: Reset security settings for Internet Explorer
 
a) Open Internet Explorer.

b) Click Tools, and then click Internet Options.

c) Click the Security tab.

d) Click Reset all zones to default level, and then click OK.
 
For more information visit
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx/kb/936213
 
If the problem still persists then reset IE.
 
Method 4: Reset Internet Explorer.

Disclaimer:  The Reset Internet Explorer Settings feature might reset security settings or privacy settings that you added to the list of Trusted Sites.
The Reset Internet Explorer Settings feature might also reset parental control settings.
We recommend
that you note these sites before you use the Reset Internet Explorer Settings feature.
 
To reset Internet Explorer settings visit below link and click on Fix it button/ follow the troubleshooting steps provided.
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/923737

If the issue still persist then, you may also temporarily disable security software’s and check if the issue persists.
Post back the same.
Make sure to enable those security software's on the computer after checking.
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows7/Turn-Windows-Firewall-on-or-off
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows7/Disable-antivirus-software


Hope this information is helpful.
 
Umesh P - Microsoft Support

Because of this Drop-down address bar is not functioning error, Windows can fail in starting some processes and the system's performance can significantly slow down. In some cases, Windows has problems starting up and the system can freeze.

Lastly, this error Drop-down address bar is not functioning can even result in the Blue screen of death error message, just like other critical Windows errors. If any of the above problems and symptoms occur in your PC, then you should immediately seek to resolve this problem.

In order to resolve Drop-down address bar is not functioning error or repair the corrupted and damaged Windows files, you will need a Drop-down address bar is not functioning error repair tool. There is more than one method of treating this kind of error code, and here is how you can manually do it:

  1. Start the computer and log in as administrator
  2. Go to the start button and select All Programs. Go to Accessories, System Tools, and then System Restore
  3. Click on System Restore and in a new window, select the 'Restore my computer to an earlier time's option and click Next
  4. On the new confirmation window that appears, click Next
  5. Restart your computer after the restoration has been completed

Another Safe way to Repair the Problem: Drop-down address bar is not functioning:

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