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IE 8 Installation Problems

Having IE8 installation problems, tried to install IE 8 today and it failed. Now IE7 also doesn't work.

What can I do? I just want to be able to use IE7, so I can surf, how do I do that?


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  • Twick Feb 09, 2009

    After installing IE. I can't surf.

  • Anonymous Feb 17, 2009

    Same Problem

  • Anonymous Mar 20, 2009

    same issue here

  • abhay_yahoo Mar 23, 2009

    I have Windows XP with SP3.



    While installing IE8, the installer failed to check for malware and did not install IE8, reporting that a required update can not be installed and asking it to be downloaded manually. After downloading this update, KB932823, it was not installed since a newer version of this file is already installed.

  • Anonymous Apr 02, 2009

    ame

  • loz-er May 07, 2009

    I've installed IE8 successfully but I've searched my computer and there's no way to open the darn thing. There's no program link at all, even in Program Files/Internet explorer. Nothing on my desktop or start menu either. Driving me insane because firefox only works on my windows xp account for some reason and my mum wants to be able to use the net too. Advice?

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Use silent switches to install IE8 "setup.exe /quiet /update-no /norestart"

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I had the same problem. I had IE7 and installed IE8. IE8 caused a lot of problems, so I used system restore. I was back to IE7 but it was not functioning properly. I had to downgrade to IE6 and then reinstall IE7. Its all back to normal. What a pain

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M$ take on this

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/949220

Good luck!

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After installing explorer 8 when I turn on my computer and my icons and everyting are missing, but I can get things to run in safe mode. Help

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Reinstall Windows XP SP3, and then install IE8

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Access "Control Panel".
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Replace internet explorer 8 with internet explorer 7


You need to find the old installation files for IE7, uninstall IE8, install IE7 and then make sure that automatic updates are switched off, otherwise Windows will update it to IE8 again automatically.

Are you sure you want to use IE7? IE8 is more secure.

In fact, Firefox is much more secure and faster than either IE7 or IE8.

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ok bye.............................

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