Internet Explorer v:7

  Fleetblue 05:54 27 Aug 07
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Thanks for the responses to my post "Problem accessing Internet". Unfortunately nothing worked. I now have Firefox as my browser but IE 7 is still lurking in the background with my hijacked Home Page. Is there any way of uninstalling IE? I have tried but it keeps reappearing. Would uninstalling it help to restore Internet access? Any help appreciated.

  Pesala 07:19 27 Aug 07

I haven't read your other thread (you didn't provide a link), but it is straightforward to set a different home page in Internet Explorer. Tools, Internet Options, Home Page use current (after browsing to the page that you want to use).

  birdface 07:51 27 Aug 07

If you have IE7 you can delete it in add Remove,Click the show up-dates button at the top and it will delete up-dates as well,Once you delete it IE6 will automatically be downloaded in it's place.

  Fleetblue 09:54 27 Aug 07

Thanks buteman but I've already tried Add/Remove and strangely IE7 fails to appear. But if I click on the icon - there it is! I tried manually deleting it but it just keeps popping up. I did wonder if it had been removed and I tried installing IE6 from disc, but when I try this I get a little box telling me a "more up to date version is already installed".

  VoG II 09:55 27 Aug 07

In Add/Remove it will be listed as Windows Internet Explorer 7.

  birdface 11:22 27 Aug 07

Now I am not sure if doing this repairs IE7 or Deletes it.If when you are in Add Remove and you can't find Windows Internet Explorer 7 Try pressing Add remove Windows components,Scroll down till you get to I/E tick it and then Highlight Internet Explorer by clicking it.And then press next.Now I am not sure if this deletes or repairs it.Might be better to wait untill someone can inform us.

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