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Is there a way to go back to IE 8 from IE 9?

Jul 2, 2011 2:35AM PDT

IE 9 was installed with an update and it is not working well on my computer. Plus I just don't like it. I have Windows 7 and everything had been fine up until I installed this update. Some pages won't even open now.

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Jul 2, 2011 7:26AM PDT
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Thank You!!
Jul 2, 2011 7:40AM PDT

I found out how after posting this thread. But still having some problems. Now I'm downloading and installing critical and important updates MS says I should have. We'll see. The sites that I'm having problems with seem to be those that require more security than others. Bank, Financial , etc. I believe I had a problem like this once before with another version of Windows. Maybe I will eventually wade through it. Everything seemed to just happen all at once though. Any help is greatly appreciated and welcomed. Thanks!!!

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Yes we ran into that
Jul 2, 2011 9:41PM PDT

When IE9 first came out some banking and other financial sites had problems with it. Mostly resolved now as the web sites caught up with the new browser, so i am surprised you are still finding problems with them.

May be your experience will be different once you have updated Windows completely, and you can try IE9 again.

Good luck.


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How to sign in to Bank accounts
Aug 13, 2011 12:40AM PDT

I found that if I right click on Internet Explorer and chose admin to sign in with my Bank accounts will open OK

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Uninstall IE 9
Aug 13, 2011 1:50AM PDT

I am running Vista Ultimate (build 6002:sp2) with all current updates, x64, 8 GB Memory, over 1 TB HD space, AMD 4200+ with AMD dual core optimizer (running). I currently have IE 9 running & have had problems since installing it. I followed instuctions in "<a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><font color="#0066a0"></font></a>" but immediately ran into a problem with step 1., searching for all updates of IE 9. Maybe I have a different version of search than was used in the instructions, but in advanced search, where are these left and right panes referred to in the instructions? Without advanced search, I only have a right search pane & have no Idea what left pane they are referencing. I definitely need some help !!!

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yup did the same thing ~ but
Jul 22, 2011 10:55AM PDT

i recommend that after you go back to ie8 and do the updates you again install ie9. ~ i also did that update early but the bugs are fixed now so after you go back and update again it will work well ~ it did for me .

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uninstall IE 9
Aug 13, 2011 1:25AM PDT

I am running Vista Ultimate, all updates, x64, 8 GB ram, over 1 TB HD space, dual core AMD 4200+. I followed instructions in
<a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><font color="#0066a0"></font></a>
Maybe I have a different version of search, I don't know, but when I got to step 1. of the uninstall instructions I immediately ran into a problem. It says "Click the <span class="ui">Start button <img id="pageContainer0_ID0EEEAC" class="embedObject" title="Picture of the start button" alt="Picture of the start button" src="" width="15" height="15" />, type <span class="userInput">Programs and Features in the search box, and then click <span class="ui">View installed updates in the left pane". Also checked vol 'C', non-indexed, system & hidden files, but where is this left pane the instructions specify ?? I have tried all sorts of combinations in search, name, add a tag, etc, but always come up with nothing found. Even tried searching in file contents, but no joy. Can anyone explain what step 1. means & how do I put in all the descriptors? & where???

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how to uninstall Explorer9
Aug 13, 2011 4:47AM PDT

Go to add & remove programs, show all updates on left hand side of screen.You can then uninstall as any other update works because I had to uninstall when using the Beta version.

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uninstall IE 9
Aug 13, 2011 8:07AM PDT

I did what you suggested & uninstalled IE 9. Went back in after the uninstall & uodated from MS update. Did restart & everything came up lookin' good. Restarted again & got the BSOD after shutdown prior to restart. Shut down manually & restarted from scratch. Everthing looks good right now. May have to reload some utility programs, but that is minor issue right now.
Thanks for advice. Now running IE 8, 64x.

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