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how can I lock the toolbar


I right click on an empty part of the toolbar area and there is no option to lock the toolbars. I don't want toolbars added (like the McAfee one that adds itself EVERY DAY above the tool tray (at bottom of screen); I only want the ones I currently have.

I thought this function used to be a firefox tool. I had to use IE at work and it definitely was in IE.

Please tell me how I can enable this function.


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I didn't know I had to bring this and it's too late to go back and get it. My question isn't very technical -

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Firefox keeps the Toolbars locked all the time, except when you open the Customize mode for the Toolbars. IE is the one the the "lock" on a right-click.

If that McAfee Toolbar doesn't stay de-selected, try disabling the McAfee extension that toolbar is controlled by.

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Wouldn't --try disabling the McAfee extension that toolbar is controlled by. -- disable McAfee extension altogether?

The McAfee software (? is it software or an extension or an add-on: I don't know the difference, obviously) is supposed to be some form of protection - is my understanding.

Thanks so much for your help! (I'm a librarian and to some extent teach how to use computers every day, but I feel so helpless and stupid about this kind of thing :-)