ARCHIVED: How do I remove the Microsoft Office 97 Shortcut Bar?

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The Microsoft Office Shortcut Bar is installed by default when you install Microsoft Office 97. A shortcut is inserted into the Startup folder, which causes the Shortcut Bar to appear automatically when you log into or restart the computer. To prevent it from starting automatically, follow these steps:

  1. In the lower left corner of the screen, click Start, and then select Explore. A Windows Explorer window will open.
  2. In the left pane, click the + (plus sign) next to "Programs". Next, click the Startup folder.
  3. In the right pane, click Microsoft Office Shortcut Bar, then press Del or Backspace to delete it.
  4. The next time you restart Windows, the Microsoft Office Shortcut Bar will not appear.

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Last modified on 2018-01-18 12:13:05.