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#1 koolkev


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Posted 17 April 2009 - 12:15 PM

I want to uninstall IE 8 as every time I try and use it, it seems awful slow and it freezes and Mozella works so good. I went to the add/remove programs, but IE is not listed......where do i go?......Thanks

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Posted 17 April 2009 - 01:19 PM

Did you check the box on top of the page, in Add/Remove Programs that says Show Windows Updates?
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#3 koolkev

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Posted 17 April 2009 - 04:59 PM

ok i see the box should it be checked or un checked to removeIE and should anything else be checked or unchecked.......Thanks

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Posted 17 April 2009 - 06:32 PM

Even without the the Show updates box checked, you should see Windows Internet Explorer 8 listed, have you scrolled right down to the W's?

But why not simply disregard IE8 and go on using Mozilla if you prefer it? Internet Explorer provides some of the functions of Windows itself, whether you use it as your browser or not. So having the most current IE installed is part of keeping Windows up-to-date and could reduce vulnerabilities even when you're using an alternative browser.

Edited by Platypus, 17 April 2009 - 06:36 PM.

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