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IE mess up, did i mess up my computer, help


ok i was downloading internet explorer 7 and i accedently interupted it when i thought it was done installing, but it really wasnt. i restarted my computer to see if it worked and installed right and i had this IE trouble shooting icon on my desktop screen.
this is where it takes me:

it says in "work around" that the computer operating system might be messed up and might not be able to be fixed.

is everything ok

or did i mess something up????

is it ok if i just try to dowload it over?

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From reading all your posts,
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Check ADD/REMOVE Programs..

I have Deleted Microsoft UPDATE programs and then have had then successfully Re-Installed..
The ADD/REMOVE Programs section will alert you to Problems w/an don't hurry again and miss the info provided..
As far as I know IE7 can be un-installed and then re-installed successfully..I was able to SAVE a COPY of IE7 in My Downloads on I have not used it at all..I went w/the Dowloaded version.

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so i guess my computer is fine, but it doesnt recognize any entry of downloading ie7. and yes i have restarted my computer. i went back this morning to try and reinstall it and there are two windows that pop
both looking to be the same proccess, but there different
one downloads and finishes
and doesnt do anything, and then the other say i cant download it
so this is a just a bog problem when it shouldnt be...
but im right that it didnt mess up my regular internet or computer settings?

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is the trouble shooting icon and where it takes me just to explain why it cant be downloaded and how i can change things to be downloaded. can anyone tell me which methods have me mess with the registry, i would think the ones that tell me to go to programs/run.
o and when im trying to go back and see if i can install it. where it has imformation on how big the file is and how long it will take to download say 0. but the first time i went they said like 13.1 mb and approxamintly 2 minutes to download
why is it doing that?

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