On this page of the Windows® Internet Explorer® Customization Wizard 8, you can customize the title bar text and toolbar buttons of Internet Explorer 8.

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Customize Title Bars

Select this check box to enable you to provide custom text.

Title Bar Text

Type the text here that you want to display in the custom browser. The text will appear as: Windows Internet Explorer provided by <your title bar text here>.

Delete existing toolbar buttons, if present

To delete all of the toolbar buttons in the users' browsers, except the standard buttons that are installed with Internet Explorer, select this check box.

  • This option is available only to corporate administrators.
  • You cannot remove the standard toolbar buttons in Internet Explorer.


Click this option to add new, custom buttons that launch scripts or programs. After adding buttons, you can return to this page of the wizard to edit or remove the buttons if necessary.

  • Toolbar caption (required)

  • Type the text that should appear when users hover over the toolbar button. The recommended maximum length is 10 characters.

  • Toolbar Action, as script file or executable (required)

  • Type the name and location of the script file or executable file that will run when a user clicks this button, or click Browse to find the file.

  • Toolbar icon (required)

  • Type the name and location of the file that represents the button in its active state, or click Browse to find the file. The icon consists of 20 x 20 pixel images for active and inactive states.

  • This button should be shown on the toolbar by default

  • Select this check box to display the toolbar button in the users' browsers. You should clear this check box if you want to offer a set of custom buttons, but want your users to be able to choose whether or not to use the new buttons. In this case, the buttons you add will appear in the Customize Toolbars dialog box under Available toolbar buttons. The user can access this dialog box in Internet Explorer by clicking Tools, clicking Toolbars, and then clicking Customize.


In the list of toolbar buttons, click the button that you want to change, and then click Edit.


In the list of toolbar buttons, click the item that you want to delete, and then click Remove. The toolbar button is immediately removed from the list and when you apply the customizations to your users' browsers, the button is not available.


Only custom buttons can be removed this way. The default buttons for Internet Explorer cannot be removed.

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