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Netscape 4.7: shop 'til you stop

On Sun, 14 Nov 1999, Bill Horne wrote:

> Netscape has recommended that users upgrade to v4.7, to fix security
> problems in the browser.
> Along with the security fixes, however, comes an unwelcome guest:  the
> "Stop" icon has been replaced by a "Shop" symbol, which
> (JUST IN TIME FOR CHRISTMAS!!) takes you to shop at
> If anyone knows how to edit the Message Toolbar, please tell me.

Here's how to remove them under Unix; I have no idea how to do the
equivalent under MacOS or Windows.

Add the following lines to your X resources to remove the shopping,
search, and destinations buttons:

    Netscape*toolBar.myshopping.isEnabled: false
    Netscape* false
    Netscape*toolBar.destinations.isEnabled: false

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