I used Revo uninstaller at the Safe setting as with IE8 being a Microsoft program I didn't wan't to use the advanced setting in Revo in case it maybe deleted any necessary registry files. The uninstall appeared to go well and the IE8 entry was now gone from my ARP list as well as from the Revo list. After rebooting and before I reinstalled IE8 I decided to check if I had IE6 or 7 but surprise surprise I still have IE8 and I still have the annoying pop up. I did a search including hidden files / folders for Internet Explorer 8 which found nothing, however when I searched for IE8 I found tens of KB number entries as well as an entry for IE8 and IE8updates in the "Windows" folder. When I open the Internet Explorer folder in Program files there are a host of IE8 entries but was told when I tried to delete them I couldn't.
It is not to do with SP3 as I added IE8 after I updated to SP3. I could of course just reinstall IE8 over the top of it but feel sure I will then still have the pop up regarding default search engine to contend with. Does anyone know what has happened here and how to get my PC clear for a clean install of IE8?.
Edited by bluesjunior, 25 February 2010 - 02:54 PM.