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by Java1 / April 1, 2015 9:34 AM PDT

Computer crashed, Dell sent a service man and he installed a new hard drive this evening. Having trouble get things organized.

Internet explorer is not installed on this in this new hard drive. Is there a free down load that I use to install it safely?

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go to programs and features
by renegade600 / April 1, 2015 9:39 AM PDT
In reply to: computer/explorer

go to programs and features in your control panel. in the left panel, there should be something that says turn windows features on and off. you must enable ie there.

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Re: Internet Explorer not installed on this new Hard drive
by Muthu101289 / April 2, 2015 12:51 AM PDT
In reply to: computer/explorer

Hi ,

Go to the Control Panel and select Programs and Features,on the Left panel u=you have a option called turn windows features on/off.From there you can enable the IE


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(NT) How is that different from renegade600's reply?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 2, 2015 12:59 AM PDT
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it's 3.4 hours fresher
by James Denison / April 6, 2015 5:57 AM PDT
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computer crash
by Java1 / April 2, 2015 2:34 AM PDT

Hello, thanks for replying. IO went there and there is a check mark in the box for internet explorer 11.

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It's windows....
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 2, 2015 2:36 AM PDT
In reply to: computer crash

Uncheck it, OK your way out, reboot, go back in, recheck it, OK your way out.

Some folk are lost if the IE icon isn't on the start menu, desktop or quick launch area. IE is still on the system but I can't tell if this is just a lost icon or something else.

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computer queston
by Java1 / April 2, 2015 7:02 AM PDT
In reply to: It's windows....

Bob, I think I've got it. Now, Can I download the ie tool and taskbars, if so is there a safe download spot.

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It's already on your PC.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 2, 2015 7:08 AM PDT
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I'm guessing that you want a shortcut on the desktop or taskbar. That's a basic windows skill. No, no one expects you to know this without some training. For example. Here's how to put an IE shortcut on the desktop. does not apply directly to Windows 8. Follow the link to:

IE is very much part of Windows. Most often folk think it's gone just because the icon or taskbar item is gone.

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Yes IE is part of WIndows
by orlbuckeye / April 6, 2015 11:18 PM PDT
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If you want the 64 bit IE you find the executable here.

C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe

32 bit
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer(86)\iexplore.exe

To create a desktop shortcut right-click on iexplorer.exe \select SEND TO\Select DESKTOP (create shortcut)

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