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Menu Bar Blacked out

Discussion in 'Software' started by katman, Feb 14, 2010.

  1. katman

    katman Private E-2

    I'm using Windows XP, The Menu Bar ( File, Edit, View, Favorites, View and Help) has been blacked out. If I put the cursor over any of these words, they
    become visible. But as soon as I move the cursor away they become blacked out again. How do I get rid of the black out? Any help will be greatly appreciated.

  2. GCWesq

    GCWesq MajorGeek

    Option 1:
    Right click anywhere on desktop. - "Properties"
    - "Appearance"
    - "Windows and Buttons" -> make "Windows XP Style"
    Option 2:
    Have a look at :
    Not exactly your problem (this is for a missing toolbar), but it might fix it.
  3. brandypeppy

    brandypeppy MajorGeek

    Your description sounds like the menu bar in Internet Explorer?? If yes, what version? On the bottom right of that bar is an item labeled "tools". Drop down, is menu bar checked?
  4. GCWesq

    GCWesq MajorGeek

    So it does, brandypeppy. And it's also the same as the Menu Bar in Windows Explorer (except katman has 'View' twice - probably should be 'Tools'), which is the one I was addressing. Take your pick, katman. :)
  5. brandypeppy

    brandypeppy MajorGeek

    Your right GC, I spend so much time with IE issues that I never thought of WE!:wave
  6. katman

    katman Private E-2

    Thanks to all that offered suggestions. But for some mysterious reason which I have no
    answer, the problem resolved itself. The black out disappeared

  7. GCWesq

    GCWesq MajorGeek

    Maybe you just turned on the light!!?? :-D
    Happy it's sorted. Thanks for letting us know.
  8. katman

    katman Private E-2

    I just wish all my problems resolved themselves like this one


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