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Windows Explorer Left Panel "Greyed Out" by Coffier
Posted: 9 Jan 04 (Edited 10 Jan 04)

To reenable the left panel so that the toolbar buttons (such as Search, History, etc.) work again:

1) Go to a DOS prompt
2) Type:

   rundll32 \WINNT\System32\shell32.dll DllInstall

This will repair the Explorer shell entries in the registry, and correct the problem. The same version of IE is kept, and no service packs are lost.

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