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09 Jun 2015   #1
Amar65

Windows 7 home premium 64 bit
 
 
Internet explorer

I know how to uninstall windows explorer by going to programs and features , I am currently using windows vista , however when I view installed updated , internet explorer under Microsoft updates is not there as I want to uninstall it any help??


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19 Jun 2015   #2
Msradell

Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

What version of Internet Explorer are you trying to uninstall? I believe Vista like Windows 7 has a base version Internet Explorer as part of the operating system. With Windows 7 it's IE8, not sure what it was with this Vista. If that's the case you can't uninstall the version as part of the operating system.
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20 Jun 2015   #3
LMiller7

Windows 7 Pro 64 bit
 
 

Why do you wish to uninstall Internet Explorer?
It will only be listed if it was upgraded from a previous version. Uninstalling the update will only revert to the previous version.

While it is technically possible to remove Internet Explorer this is NOT recommended. It is not just a browser but is essentially a part of the operating system. Some Windows components rely on Internet Explorer components as do some third party applications.

Unless you have a good reason to do otherwise you should upgrade to the latest version of Internet Explorer supported by your OS. This applies whether you use the browser or not.
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