How to Change or Customize Internet Explorer Title Bar Caption?

Have you ever wondered how people change their Internet Explorer window titlebar text?

Many times you must have noticed some special titlebar captions in Internet Explorer. Most of the times you see them in customized Internet Explorer setups like Yahoo! version, etc.

Here is a small tutorial which will help you in change the Internet Explorer window titlebar caption to your desired text.

1. Type regedit in RUN dialog box and press Enter. It'll open Registry Editor.

2. Now go to following key:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main

3. In right-side pane, create a new String value Window Title and set its value to your desired text.

4. That's it. Launch Internet Explorer and see your changed caption instantly.

NOTE: You can also use this tutorial in case the titlebar caption has changed automatically and you want to revert it back to default. Just delete the "Window Title" key and it'll fix the problem.

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  • Is there a way to have different titles on different IE windows at the same time?

    I'm looking for a way to customize each IE window "on the fly" while i'm logged in.

  • VG

    ^^ Not possible.

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