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There is no toolbar with things like file and history, how do i get it back?

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The toolbar at the top-left hand corner with things like file, bookmarks, and history isn't displaying on the firefox browser....what do i do?

This happened

Every time Firefox opened

== yesterday, when my computer installed an unknown update

The toolbar at the top-left hand corner with things like file, bookmarks, and history isn't displaying on the firefox browser....what do i do? == This happened == Every time Firefox opened == yesterday, when my computer installed an unknown update

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In Firefox 3.6 on Windows you can hide the menu bar via "View > Toolbars" or via the right click context menu on a toolbar. Press and hold the Alt key down to bring up the menu bar. Go to "View > Toolbars" or right-click the menu bar or press Alt+V T to select which toolbars to show or hide.

See also Restore the Menu bar in Firefox

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In Firefox 3.6 on Windows you can hide the menu bar via "View > Toolbars" or via the right click context menu on a toolbar. Press and hold the Alt key down to bring up the menu bar. Go to "View > Toolbars" or right-click the menu bar or press Alt+V T to select which toolbars to show or hide.

See also Restore the Menu bar in Firefox

In Firefox 3.6 on Windows you can hide the menu bar via "View > Toolbars" or via the right click context menu on a toolbar. Press and hold the Alt key down to bring up the menu bar. Go to "View > Toolbars" or right-click the menu bar or press Alt+V T to select which toolbars to show or hide. See also [[Menu bar is missing]]