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Remove windows 8 Ribbon ONLY.

  1. #1


    Posts : 1
    windows 8.1

    Remove windows 8 Ribbon ONLY.


    Using a tool I can remove the ribbon but then it adds the old ribbon back. Is it possible to remove just the ribbon? When you make the explorer window small it removes the ribbon just how I want it but it is pretty hard to browse in a small window.


    This is how I want it to look.

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    This is what happens when the ribbon is removed. As you can see the old blue bar reappears.

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    Any way to remove just the ribbon?
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  2. #2


    Posts : 2,191
    Windows 8.1


    Ctrl + F1 to toggle the ribbon in a full screen view?

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  3. #3


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    Posts : 3,093
    Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit


    The little up/down arrow next to the blue question mark in upper right corner toggles it off/on also.
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    Posts : 22,564
    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello man1sh, and welcome to Eight Forums.

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Remove windows 8 Ribbon ONLY.
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