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.
ShowCommandBar specifies whether the Internet Explorer Command bar appears.
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 Command bar includes buttons such as Home, Print, Page, Safety, and Tools.
If the Command bar is hidden, the end user can still make it appear.
Specifies that the Internet Explorer Command bar appears.
Specifies that the Internet Explorer Command bar does not appear.
This is the default value.
Valid Configuration Passes
Microsoft-Windows-IE-InternetExplorer | ShowCommandBar
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 Command bar.