Applies To: Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012
This setting has been removed in Windows 8.1. Users can still make these bars appear in Internet Explorer for the desktop. This information is for reference only.
ShowStatusBar specifies whether the Internet Explorer Status bar appears.
The Status bar provides information such as the security mode and zoom level.
This setting has been deprecated in Windows® 8. The information about this deprecated setting is provided for reference only. Users can still make this menu appear in Internet Explorer for the desktop.
If the Status bar is hidden, the end user can still make it appear.
Specifies that the Internet Explorer Status bar appears.
Specifies that the Internet Explorer Status bar does not appear.
This is the default value.
Valid Configuration Passes
Microsoft-Windows-IE-InternetExplorer | ShowStatusBar
For a list of the Windows® editions and architectures that this component supports, see Microsoft-Windows-IE-InternetExplorer.
The following XML output shows how to hide the Status bar.