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How to uninstall IE9 and install it again

by vidoass / November 28, 2011 2:49 PM PST

When I'm starting the IE9, it shows a warning for missing scripts and I have to answer twice I still want to run it. I need maybe to uninstall the IE9 and install it again. How to? Or maybe restore the initial settings - how to?

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Re: uninstalling IE9
by Kees_B Forum moderator / November 29, 2011 2:56 AM PST

If your machine came with IE9, you can't uninstall it. If your machine came with IE8 and was updated to IE9, you can: just go into Control Panel>Software and uninstall it. IE8 will be restored. But this won't change the settings at all.
To bring the settings back to what they were initally go to Tools>Internet Options>Advanced to restore the advanced settings; there might be something on other tabs also.
But my guess is none of the two will help against your problem. Then post again (with more details about your home page settings and the exact message) in our http://forums.cnet.com/computer-help-forum/

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In addition to what Kees has said
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / November 29, 2011 3:02 AM PST

If the system came with IE9 already installed you cannot uninstall it.

If not, then in Windows 7, (or Vista), you need to head over to the Control Panel then "Programs &Features" to find IE9 and uninstall it. But there are further steps because IE9 is not listed in the first list that displays, eg;

So, open Program & Features, click View installed updates, then find the update in the list. Once you are there and the list has populated, use the search option to look for Windows Internet Explorer.

If it is there, you can try and uninstall it by clicking the entry. With any luck that will complete the process properly and revert you back to IE8.

Mark

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