ShowMenuBar specifies whether the Windows® Internet Explorer® Menu bar appears.

The Menu bar appears at the top of an Internet Explorer window, and provides menus including File, Edit, View, Favorites, Tools, and Help.

If the Menu bar is hidden, the end user can still make it appear.



Specifies that the Internet Explorer Menu bar appears.


Specifies that the Internet Explorer Menu bar does not appear.

This is the default value.

Valid Configuration Passes


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Applies To

For a list of the Windows editions and architectures that this component supports, see Microsoft-Windows-IE-InternetExplorer.

XML Example

The following XML output shows how to hide the Menu bar.

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