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When initial launch for MapInfo Pro 32-bit), the menu drop-downs such as File, Edit, Tools, Objects, Query, Table Options, Map, Window, Help, etc. are not visible.
Not having administrative rights can cause the installation to not drop certain XML files to the user profile.
ResolutionUPDATED: October 29, 2018
Attached to article are xml needed to get the menu options back. See attached xml files.zip
Extract zip file in the following user profile folder
C:\Users\YOUR USER FOLDER\AppData\Local\MapInfo\MapInfo\Professional\1150, 1200 or 1250
Once files are extracted successfully, Start up MapInfo Professional and menu bars should be visible.