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Windows 7: IE8 and MSN IM


13 Jan 2009   #1

xp pro
 
 
IE8 and MSN IM

Using Win7x64.
After installing MSN IM. IE8 was changed to IE7.

How can I get IE8 back?

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14 Jan 2009   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Have you tried a system restore?

You can get IE8 here.
Windows Internet Explorer 8: Home page
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14 Jan 2009   #3

xp pro
 
 

Thanks, will give it a try.
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14 Jan 2009   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Let us know how it goes. I don't know why or how downloading msn im would change IE8 to IE7.
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14 Jan 2009   #5

Windows 7
 
 

That is weird did you use Windows Internet Messenger 2009?
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14 Jan 2009   #6

xp pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by CPappas View Post
That is weird did you use Windows Internet Messenger 2009?
It is MSN Messenger.
I used the link on MSN home page in IE8.

Did a fresh install, installed IM again.
It did it this time also, it appears the installer installed IE7 as an
upgrade for IE8.

Having some other problems with Win7x64, going back to x32.

Thanks
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