Show or hide the Links toolbar in Internet Explorer

This information applies to Windows Internet Explorer 7.

The Internet Explorer Links toolbar lets you open favorite webpages with a single click. You can show or hide the Internet Explorer Links toolbar.

  1. Open Internet Explorer by clicking the Start button Picture of the Start button, and then clicking Internet Explorer.

  2. Right-click the Command bar.

    Picture of the Command bar
    Internet Explorer Command bar
  3. Do one of the following:

    • To hide the Links toolbar, click Links to clear the check mark.

    • To show the Links toolbar, click Links to select it (a check mark will be displayed beside it).


  • If you show the Links toolbar, but it is not fully visible, right-click it, and then click Lock the Toolbars to clear the check mark. Drag the Links toolbar to the left to display the links.

    Picture of the Links toolbar
    Links toolbar
  • To add links to the toolbar, drag a webpage icon from the Address bar to the Links toolbar.

  • To remove an item from the Links bar, right-click the link, click Delete, and then click Yes to confirm that you want to delete the link.