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How Do I Keep the Status Bar from Disappearing in Internet Explorer 6?
Shouldn’t we no longer be using Internet Explorer 6?
Absolutely. This article remains for historical purposes – it is the first article that was published on Ask Leo!.
There are workarounds. They’re not horrible, but they can be a little involved. This question came up on experts exchange, and a couple of approaches are detailed there. It really depends on how important the feature is to you, and how comfortable you are following the work-around steps.
Personally I live with it, since “View”, “Status Bar” is a two click solution for those cases when I care.
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