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Installing IE 10

by Tom_SF / November 30, 2012 12:09 AM PST

I installed the IE 10 browser and after I re-started my machine, it acted as it did when it was brand new (I just bought this HP machine w/Windows 7 Ultimate, a 16G memory and a 1TB hard drive). At first, I thought I lost everything somehow but I doublechecked and all my programs, etc. were still there. I then re-started it and it started normally again (fortunately). Anyone else have their system react like this?

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You know this is pre-release software, don't you?
by wpgwpg / November 30, 2012 12:29 AM PST
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I don't think many Windows 7 users are going to want pre-release software, which is what IE10 for Windows 7 is. The only advantage I've seen for it is touch screen support, and most of us don't have those either. What motivated you to try it?

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I Have IE 10 for 2 weeks now
by DChrisL / December 2, 2012 12:34 AM PST
I have not lost anything at all. But there are some minor changes to make in the Control Panel, Internet Options under Browsing history, there Delete and Settings the latter I changed history to 0 from 50 days, on delete, you will see Preserve Favorites, I deleted it all and unchecked that box. Darrell
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Looks OK after Re-Start
by Tom_SF / December 4, 2012 11:38 AM PST

I re-started a second time and everything works OK now.


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PS - At the top, you can change from Favorites Bar to
by DChrisL / December 8, 2012 7:23 PM PST
Menu bar. You may find that the icons are too big, WIN7 allows you to personalize them, WIN 8 Pro is a whole different thing. I had to use Alt + Scroll Mouse to resize. Darrell
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Avoid pre-release software when it matters.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 30, 2012 12:57 AM PST
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I read you lost everything.

That's the entire idea of pre-release. To put it out there to see if it blows up on folk.

Folk that want to test pre-release stuff are ready to lose it all!

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No, I Did Not Lose Anything
by Tom_SF / December 4, 2012 11:37 AM PST

I thought something was wrong, but after I re-started the computer a second time, everything worked normally again.

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