Applies To: Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2
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.
EnableLinksBar specifies whether the Internet Explorer Favorites bar appears. (This bar was previously called the Links bar.)
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.
The Favorites bar provides a place to add links to favorite webpages. The Favorites bar supports all Internet Explorer content types (for example, favorites, feeds, and monitored links). If the EnableLinksBar value is set to false, the end user can still activate the Favorites bar manually.
If the Favorites bar is hidden, the end user can still make it appear.
Specifies that the Internet Explorer Favorites bar appears.
Specifies that the Internet Explorer Favorites bar does not appear.
This is the default value.
Valid Configuration Passes
Microsoft-Windows-IE-InternetExplorer | EnableLinksBar
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 Favorites bar.