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Title: Internet Explorer toolbar
Post by: QckNiEk on August 16, 2013, 12:47:12 AM
Under Internet Explorer, Avast Online Security appears as a toolbar that takes up an entire row of the screen.  Is there any way to configure IE so that AOS appears as an icon, as it does in Firefox? Please note that obvious workarounds such as buying a bigger monitor or using a different browser are not what I am hoping to find.  Thanks!
Title: Re: Internet Explorer toolbar
Post by: Pondus on August 16, 2013, 12:49:33 AM
could you attach a screenshot

Title: Re: Internet Explorer toolbar
Post by: ram1220 on August 16, 2013, 10:47:00 PM
 From what I have read in this forum it can not be changed. This is just the way it is displayed with the newer Internet Explorer versions.
Title: Re: Internet Explorer toolbar
Post by: QckNiEk on August 17, 2013, 05:32:43 AM
Screenshot attached. 

"The way it is" is way too ugly for me.  Unfortunately, some poorly designed web sites simply cannot get along with Firefox. It's my impression that switching to IE is more effective at overcoming such problems than switching to Chrome or Opera, although it's just an impression. If there's really no other way to fix it, no problem, I'll just stop using the Avast toolbar with IE.
Title: Re: Internet Explorer toolbar
Post by: mchain on August 17, 2013, 09:51:05 AM
Well, there's always WOT.  See signature below this post.  Has a clickable link there and does what AOS does and more.  Will actually halt a site with poor reputation from fully loading; it gives one a chance to research it before deciding whether to proceed or not.  Might be worth looking into.
Title: Re: Internet Explorer toolbar
Post by: dlp69 on November 30, 2013, 11:10:22 PM
Right click > Uncheck lock the toolbar > Hover over the Online Security divider and drag the icon to the left of the File/Edit/View etc

Recheck lock the toolbar
Title: Re: Internet Explorer toolbar
Post by: Para-Noid on November 30, 2013, 11:12:48 PM
IE>tools>add-ons/extensions>untick what you don't want.  :)
Title: Re: Internet Explorer toolbar
Post by: -midnight on November 30, 2013, 11:34:19 PM
This is how it shows up on IE11.
Title: Re: Internet Explorer toolbar
Post by: dlp69 on November 30, 2013, 11:58:58 PM
As per my previous post... screenshot attached.  IE11
Title: Re: Internet Explorer toolbar
Post by: dlp69 on December 01, 2013, 12:48:32 AM
and you know the funny thing is for the last month... my above screen shot worked fine and now all of a sudden this week it's doing this... attached.

Any suggestions?
Title: Re: Internet Explorer toolbar
Post by: dlp69 on December 01, 2013, 01:49:55 AM
Actually I see what the problem is... the avast toolbar is just too tall in comparison to the menu bar... it's bigger and trying to fit into a smaller space and just wacks out.  Must be an IE11 thing as this didn't happen when I was on 9... so bug report