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Installation of Internet Explorer

by grubbvenice / May 6, 2004 5:42 AM PDT

I have a Microsoft CD of Internet Explorer 6 which I want to install on my PC.
Do I have to uninstall the 5.5 Version which I now have prior to that installation, or can I install the 6.0 Version first and then uninstall 5.5?

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Re:Installation of Internet Explorer (6. 5.5, uninstall, install, scrub, erase, duplicate, eradicate or what?)
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / May 6, 2004 6:02 AM PDT

In short, installing IE 6.0 will be all that's needed. If you are a neatnik, then see if you can backup your favorites and OE data, then use IEradicator to wipe out IE from the machine, then install IE 6.0 then proceed directly to the service patches.

But why do this? Why not install Mozilla or such, get a more secure browser and more features. Leave IE as-is for when you feel Moz isn't working for you (Hint: Windows Update.)


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Re:Installation of Internet Explorer
by Papa Echo / May 6, 2004 9:55 AM PDT

Which OS ? If I remember correctly, you will be asked whether you want the previous version removed during installation...if you ddcide NO,then you will get the chance to revert to the former version if you try to uninstall the new installation. Remember to back up...

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