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Repair Internet Explorer

Does XP have a repair Internet Explorer feature like 98SE did? Thanks,
John

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Funny, I thought there was....just like....but...

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I suspect it was affected by some of the security patches from MS. Last I saw, parts of it had been re-routed to System 64 file folder(Good hiding spot on a 32 bit machine!!). I suspect "The Idea" was to force you to upgrade to newer(more secure?LOL)versions.You don't say if you're SP2'd yet.
There is a program called: IEFix.Exe which you can Google for and download (free) and run but it may ask for your install disk ( for additional files). If you are SP2'd it may ask for that disk or the path to Sp2 file folder. Hope this Helps some. Happy

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I'm assuming you have ver 6. I managed to evoke the IE6 repair option by deleting its registration entries in both HKEY_CURRENT_USER and HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE and then going to 'Add/Remove Programs', selecting 'Add/Remove Windows Components', and then selecting 'Internet Explorer.' I then deselected the box check mark and then clicked on 'Next>'. This activated the repair option. I chose to do the repair. It worked just fine! The repair program created and defaulted brand new registry keys and replaced a missing file. My browser started working the way it should!

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(NT) (NT) Thanks for those exacting instructions ! Great to know!

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Repairing IE

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How do you find those keys to delete, in the registry?
Thanks
John

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