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Uninstalling Internet Explorer 5.1


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#1 dawnhornby

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Posted 20 September 2006 - 04:13 PM

How do you uninstall Internet Explorer 5.1?

Mod Edit: Moved topic to more appropriate forum. ~ Animal

Edited by Animal, 20 September 2006 - 06:06 PM.


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Posted 20 September 2006 - 06:13 PM

As symbiotic as Internet Explorer is to the Windows OS, it's nearly impossible without affecting some operability of the OS. The easier way to deal with the distaste of IE is to download an alternative browser and use IE only for MS updates.

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Posted 20 September 2006 - 06:19 PM

Welcome to Bleeping Computer dawnhornbyPosted Image
You should have been offered the IE6 update ages ago!
You should not try to uninstall IE from Windows XP. Unlike other versions of Windows
where IE was a separate program, IE is a core part of the XP operarting
system.
Have a look at the following link,Scroll to the section on SP2.
How to reinstall or repair Internet Explorer and Outlook Express in Windows XP
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?...kb;en-us;318378
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Reflect, repent, and reboot.
Order shall return.

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Posted 20 September 2006 - 06:30 PM

What OS are you using? If it is Windows you do not have to remove 5.1 to upgrade. If it is Mac..............

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