how to re-install Explorer 7 into Vista?

  Manol 08:34 05 Aug 07
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Hi there, can anyone help with re-installing the explorer browser into Vista? I uninstalled it because it became impossible to run it after I installed Skype in a brand new laptop. Now when I download Explorer I get a message that Vista already contains explorer. I tried doing system restore, but this doesn't fix the problem. what to do?

  Technotiger 08:37 05 Aug 07

Run CCleaner in its default settings click here not promising that this will fix it, but worth a try, after running ccleaner try IE7 again.

  Manol 10:25 05 Aug 07

Thank you for your reply. I tried the CCleaner, but it didn't work. I don't seem to have Explorer in my computer anymore and I'm unable to redownload any version of it.

  Pine Man 10:39 05 Aug 07

It is my understanding that you cannot remove Internet Explorer from Vista.

Whatever you did has probably corrupted some of the files. If you cannot go back to a good IE7 using System Restore you will have to contemplate a 'repair' of Vista.

  Manol 17:50 05 Aug 07

Thank you Pine Man, I think you are write

  skidzy 19:02 05 Aug 07

You cannot remove IE7 from Vista as Pineman says.

However try this:

Start / Default programs / Set your default programs / Is Internet explorer listed ? / if so highlight this / set program as default.

If you have another browser such as Firefox,try downloading IE7 again and install over the top,if this will let you.
IE7 click here

Firefox click here

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