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Chrome back to I.E.

by Petshirl / March 26, 2010 8:04 PM PDT

Hi, when i uninstall Chrome back to I.Explorer, I loose the use of the shortcuts on my desktop and all elsewhere, and if I restore Chrome alls well again. I run Vista; many thanks, Peter.

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I have vista also..
by dansar99 / April 4, 2010 5:46 AM PDT
In reply to: Chrome back to I.E.

and uninstalled chrome w/o any problem. All my shortcuts on my desktop work.

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(NT) Thank you
by Petshirl / April 4, 2010 9:57 PM PDT
In reply to: I have vista also..
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In that case
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / April 4, 2010 9:21 PM PDT
In reply to: Chrome back to I.E.

don't uninstall Chrome and just leave it as it is.

You can use any number of different browsers on your system with any conflict or ill-effect, so just use IE.

I'm not sure what you mean by 'all shortcuts'. Do you mean just web shortcuts or every other shortcut as well, like the ones that open applications? What happens when you attempt to use these shortcuts?

Have you tried System Restore to a date before you installed Chrome?

Mark

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RE
by Sammy7 / April 26, 2010 1:58 AM PDT
In reply to: Chrome back to I.E.

try
1- copying all shortcuts into a folder and store the folder in a flash drive.
2- Remove the drive from your PC
3- uninstall Chrome.
4- Put back the flash drive
5- Copy back all the shortcuts.

I have to say quite frankley I too am surprised this is happening, but who knows whats going on.

Also try reading all the popup screens while you uninstall chrome, you maybe given an option to delete/not delete shortcuts.

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