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Updated: August 1, 2012

Applies To: Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Vista

This setting is deprecated, do not use this setting.

The Sidebar is not available in Windows® 8.

SidebarVisible specifies whether the Sidebar is visible.



Specifies that the Sidebar is visible. This is the default value.


Specifies that the Sidebar is not visible.

Windows Vista® editions only. For a list of the supported Windows editions and architectures that this component supports, see Microsoft-Windows-Sidebar.

The following XML output shows how to disable the Sidebar.


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