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Windows 7: What issues can arrise with Windows 7E?

20 Jul 2009   #1

 
 
What issues can arrise with Windows 7E?

I've just deactivated IE8 (thru 'Turn Windows components on or off') and get this message...

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This leads me to believe that there may be more underlying issues with the removal of IE8 for the 'E' release of Windows 7 than is actually being reported...

I've checked Windows Update & that works ok, but as this is my main machine I can only test certain environments momentarily.
Note   Note
Without an actual 'E' release certain functionality cannot yet be tested

information   Information
Yes there are ways to download an explorer in an 'E' edition but it makes me wonder what CORE system components rely on IE files

Anyone care to add any feedback



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20 Jul 2009   #2

vista
 
 

M$ is just trying to scare ya
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20 Jul 2009   #3

Windows Vista, Server 2008, Leopard, Suse
 
 

The trident engine stays on the system. Apparently all that is removed is the actual binary (ie.exe), all other stuff remains on the system.

I myself have never tried it, as IE8 is my preferred browser. And E version or not, the minute I install Windows 7, I will also load IE8, it is only one additional step I need to perform.
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20 Jul 2009   #4

Dual Boot : Windows 7 7264 X64/Windows Vista Ultimate
 
 

personally i think IE8 sucks the big one,if when i get windows 7E there are no underlying problems due to IE8 not being present i will be installing firefox and leaving IE in the past
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20 Jul 2009   #5

 
 

It just seems a bit strange that the 'E' revision will have no IE but when you try to 'disable' it it warns that it might stop other apps functioning.

Catch 22 or what?? LOL
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20 Jul 2009   #6

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 - Mac OS X 10.6.4 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Orbital Shark View Post
It just seems a bit strange that the 'E' revision will have no IE but when you try to 'disable' it it warns that it might stop other apps functioning.

Catch 22 or what?? LOL
I think that IE the browser will be removed in the E version but the core files that IE shares with the OS will still be there...
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20 Jul 2009   #7

 

In Windows 7 E they have left the backend of IE8 still in but when you disable IE in a full version it disables more than just the exe file and shortcuts maybe. Just a thought.
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20 Jul 2009   #8

Windows7
 
 

I believe it does indeed overlap with other components of the operating system (Explorer?), which is why removing it once it's in could affect some settings and the like, or potentially require reinstallation of some programs that assumed certain things were going to be present.

Presumably in the "E" version they'll find a way to still incorporate the things they need without the actual web browser being functional. I'd still expect a message like that if someone goes to remove IE after installation though.
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20 Jul 2009   #9

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Do a backup of your OS first and go ahead and see what happens.
I did the same on a previous build(can't remember which one now) and I did not have any issues.
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20 Jul 2009   #10

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

I have a question - if I select European country/region while installing will it automatically install the E version? Or is it a different ISO like it was with XP/Vista(?)?
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