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Lost access to some of my favorite yahoo games

by manfred hanke / April 5, 2009 11:16 AM PDT

Heavily relying on yahoo games and yahoo messenger I upgraded to IE8 a few days ago in hopes the upgrade would enhance the overall performance as promissed.
To my dismay I now no longer reach two of my favorite websites (yahoo chess & yahoo pool). The process getting to my website starts smoothly but ultimately denies access (window does not open for me. Iam told to allow popups which I do. Sometimes a message appears telling me that certain games do not work with IE8.
I am tempting to return to IE7 if that is possible. How can I get rid of IE8? I want my favorite games back.

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Uninstall IE8 From The Control Panel
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / April 6, 2009 4:08 AM PDT

Access the Add-Remove Programs section and you'll see it under "Windows Internet Explorer 8".. It should automatically revert to IE7.

And yes, all reports here are showing IE8 to have a case of the "slows".

Hope this helps.


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Uninstalling IE8 when you can't find it in programs list
by manfred hanke / April 6, 2009 1:38 PM PDT

I am afraid to delete IE8 so not to further complicate things. I am using vista home premium.
I reach my favorite yahoo game sites/room and even get to pick out my opponent then it ends. My computer makes contact with the other player,but my game window does not open up. Things worked fine for me before the upgrade.
How can I safely return to IE7?

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It's A Little Different In Vista
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / April 6, 2009 1:55 PM PDT

To uninstall Internet Explorer 8, go to Control Panel (Classic View), and click on the Programs and Features icon. Then on Tasks pane on the left, click on View installed updates link. Locate and select Windows Internet Explorer 8 in the list of installed updates, and then click on Uninstall button. Click on Yes when asked that are you sure want to uninstall the update.

Hope this helps.


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