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Windows 7: Internet Explorer installed by Webshots?


04 Jul 2013   #1

Windows Home Premium 64 bit
 
 
Internet Explorer installed by Webshots?

I recently UN-installed Webshots, but I am left with a shell [it appears] of some version of IE. It is not listed in the programs to be uninstalled, but it is still in my start programs list. If I click on it, it does come up, and gives me a message that "Smile" cannot find ... etc.. That's why I'm assuming it is something Webshots/Smile installed.

How do I get rid of it, if it's not in the uninstall programs list? I want to get rid of it before I install IE 10.

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04 Jul 2013   #2

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Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 8.1 Pro
 
 

Right click on it in the start menu and click on Open file location and see whats in the folder. If there is and uninstaller run it, if you uninstalled it already then delete the folder and it will be gone.
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04 Jul 2013   #3

Windows Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

Right clicking on the Start menu listing doesn't give me an open file location, but it was under the Properties option, which shows iexplore.exe under Programs.

Also there was no delete option when I right clicked the Start Menu option. Wonder what will happen if I install IE 10 without deleting that?
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04 Jul 2013   #4

Windows Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

Forgot to say no uninstaller as well. Sorry.....
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04 Jul 2013   #5

W7 Pro SP1 64bit
 
 

Can you please provide a screenshot of the problematic Start Menu entry that you see?

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Also a screenshot of what you see when you right click on the Start Menu item and select Properties.
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