Windows 7 Forums

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: uninstalling stocked browser?

19 Sep 2011   #1
saul1991

 
 
uninstalling stocked browser?

Hello, i have a question is there a way i can completly uninstall the stocked browser that comes with windows so i can install another one? or would me uninstalling it be bad for my pc?


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
19 Sep 2011   #2
karlsnooks

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

No.

MS will tolerate other browsers, but there still are a couple of cases where you MUST use IE.

I use Firefox and I find aggravating that sometimes I'm forced to use IE to get the job done.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
19 Sep 2011   #3
xxxdannyxxx

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Hello saul1991

There is no way to uninstall IE 8 anyway, best bet if you don't want to see it so often is to turn it off in programs and features - Windows Features - Turn On or Off

Danny
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

19 Sep 2011   #4
saul1991

 
 

ahh man i wanted to get rid of it but i guess not. thanks for help ill try out the link xxxdannyxxx posted and try using a different browser. thanks for help again.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
19 Sep 2011   #5
LiquidSnak

W7 Professional x64
 
 

Turning windows features on/off is the closest thing you'll get to removing IE from your system. I'm happy cause I don't see it anymore, and windows is happy cause it's still there, I feel like it's a good compromise ^_^
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 uninstalling stocked browser?




Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search




Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Uninstalling MSE
If I uninstall Microsoft Security Essentials, will it take all the (MSE) updates with it?
System Security
FireFox - mouse & browser& browser freezes in Facebook page
I have FF 17. The mouse is freezing in facebook & I find the only escape to release the browser is reboot. The same FB page works fine in internet explorer.
Browsers & Mail
Portable Browser :- How to be my Default Browser and/or use a URL Link
My desktop URL link is unable to access the Web based Admin console of my Netgear Router, and various application "F1 / Help" buttons no longer give help when they need internet resources. Previously I started with a conventional installed Firefox Browser, but after erratic premature update...
Software
Windows 7 Starter to Ultimate.Upgrade/Clean Install Error or stocked.
aaaa
Installation & Setup
Epic Browser - the first ever web browser for India
Main feat. Built in Antivirus: Scan downloads automatically. Scan your system manually. Epic Kills any viruses it finds. Totally free. :shock: Malicious Website warnings: We'll warn you if you're about to visit a web site known to host viruses or malware Anti-Phishing Protection: ...
Browsers & Mail
Uninstalling win 7 RC
Hi there i'have a huge problem uninstalling win7RC and i hope this will be clear: I used to have 3 partitions in my system (RAID 5 with PARITY (3 physical drives)): drive C: windows XP drive D: windows 7 RC drive E: docs
Installation & Setup


Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:49.

Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App