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Easy Way To Remove

by moranacus / April 14, 2008 4:18 AM PDT

Is there an easy way to remove Internet Explorer????
I no longer use it because it got corrupted and have been using the
Firefox Browser for several months.
If not, I will have a tech remove it when I get a new power supply installed.

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You should alway keep Internet Explorer
by PudgyOne / April 14, 2008 5:06 AM PDT
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even if you don't use it. First, you didn't mention your operatins systen and version of Internet Explorer. If Vista, it has to be IE7. If XP, then it can be 7 or under. I use 6. If you have 7, you can go back to 6 by going to control panel, add/remove programs, show updates, remove internet Explorer, it will prompt you that these programs were installed and may not work properly, click ok and follow the instructions. When you restart your computer, you'll be back to IE6.

If you need Internet Explorer fixed, try using IE Fix.

http://windowsxp.mvps.org/IEFIX.htm

IE shouldn't be corrupt and work now.


Rick

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Your post is incomplete.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 14, 2008 5:11 AM PDT
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I can't tell if you could kill it with IEradicator. Try telling more next time.

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I Use
by moranacus / April 14, 2008 6:46 AM PDT

I have Windows XP with Service Pack 2. Its the latest verison of Internet Explorer that came before version 7.
What would happen if I did remove it. Would it delete all the bookmarks from the folder FROM INTERNET EXPLORER in Firefox????
I don't want it fixed!!!!
The FIREFOX browser is alot more safer and has less problems.

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It won't erase the bookmarks in Firefox but...
by PudgyOne / April 14, 2008 7:03 AM PDT
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you should always have it. There are some websites that don't work with Firefox. It's not a very good idea to completely remove it,My honest opinion.


Rick

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Well If
by moranacus / April 14, 2008 7:12 AM PDT

Well, if there happens to be a site that you can only use INTERNET EXPLORER I just won't go there. All the bookmarks I use accept the FIREFOX BROWSER.

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So you don't use Windows Update?
by Kees Bakker / April 14, 2008 7:42 PM PDT
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That's a bad idea.

Kees

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Removing IE
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / April 14, 2008 7:33 PM PDT
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It is very difficult to remove IE completely from any Windows Operating System because it is integrated into the system. Removing any parts of it could render the OS unusable.

You can simply ignore it. It will sit happily on the hard drive, unused, forever if you wish. But since you may need IE sometimes for Windows Updates, or the occasional web site that doesn't work with Firefox, would it not be better to fix it and have it handy for whenever you may need it?

Why not tell us what problems you have been having with it.

Also, tell us more about your system and the utilities you use to protect your computer from hackers, viruses and spyware.

Mark

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