Toolboxes do not display when ArcToolbox is opened


Toolboxes do not display when ArcToolbox is opened.


This is a known issue.

Solution or Workaround

There are a couple of ways to resolve this problem. Please try an option listed below:

  • Option 1:
    1. Run a repair from Add/Remove programs
    2. Add the toolboxes:
    A. Right-click on the ArcToolbox icon.
    B. Select Add Toolbox.
    C. Navigate to C:\Program Files\ArcGIS\ArcToolbox\Toolbox.
  • Option 2:
    Update IE 6.0.

    If the update does not help, uninstall ArcGIS, reinstall Internet Explorer 6.0 and reinstall ArcGIS.

Article ID:000007036

  • ArcMap 9 x

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