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Windows 7: IE8 Uninstalled, can't reinstall.

21 May 2010   #11

Windows 10 Pro

Glad to hear you got it sorted out


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21 May 2010   #12

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by BreakGuy View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by sygnus21 View Post
Did you check the Programs Files folder, EX, C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Explorer to see if the "iexplore.exe" is there and works??? You might just be missing the shortcuts.
You know what? That's the problem. I cannot believe I overlooked something that simple. Thank you very very much. Now I just need to create a shortcut and I'll be sorted. Thank you so much again.
I'm happy to hear that you got it sorted.
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18 Sep 2010   #13

Windows 7 32bit

Hi there,
I'm having the same problem.. and I've tried the resolution provided..
Trying that way I can't load ie as it looks like it's half missing, not sure if it's still iexplorer.exe but that's not there..
I removed the folder and tried to add again in Windows Features but makes no difference.
There's a few gadgets that look for ie and won't work with anything else.
And since I turned it off in Windows Features I can't readd it.
Want to load it again so any help would be great..
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19 Sep 2010   #14

Windows 8 Pro w/MC 32-bit

Not a good idea to add or remove folders in Windows Explorer. Instead, try this:

UNinstall in Windows Features, Reboot, Reinstall in Windows Features.

Control Panel/Internet Options/Advanced/Reset...
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19 Sep 2010   #15

Windows 7 32bit

Thanks for the response..
I removed from the Windows Features and this was around a month ago..
Now I'm wanting IE back.. I go back into Windows Features, tick IE and reboot.. it's still not working..
I removed the folder just incase Windows Features saw the IE folder and did nothing, I was hoping it would scan and see no IE folder and fresh install..

Please help.. someone..
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19 Sep 2010   #16

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Hello K1rTu5, and welcome to Seven Forums.

If you have a retail Windows 7 DVD, then you can do a repair install to fix this without losing anything.

Hope this helps,
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19 Sep 2010   #17
Prof Kerfuffle

Windows 7 Professional (x64/SP1) /Linux Mint 16

I know its fixed but just install IE9 Beta
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19 Sep 2010   #18

Windows 7 32bit

Hi All,

Well I ran the repair option Brink stated.. and then once back into windows I went itno Windows Features and enabled IE again.
Rebooted and there we go.. it's back..
Thanks alot..

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19 Sep 2010   #19

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

You're most welcome K1rTu5. I'm happy to hear that it you got it sorted.
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