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Windows 7: Internet Explorer 8 update always fails after a reinstall

23 May 2014   #1
jonnyhillow

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 
Internet Explorer 8 update always fails after a reinstall

I just remembered this so i wanted to bring it to the experts attention , every re install i ever did i always noticed internet Explorer 8 update fails , all other updates go smoothly though and i currently use internet Explorer 11 .

This is when i am doing nearly 160 updates after a reinstall , it seems i may be doing something wrong.

Just curious

Thank you


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23 May 2014   #2
NoelDP

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 x64 Home Premium (and x86 VirtualBox VM)/Win10
 
 

It's not unusual problem - but is usually fixable easily (using IE8 really is not a good idea, anyhow in the current internet context).
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25 May 2014   #3
techtitan100

Windows 7 Pro 64bit
 
 

after I re-installed Windows 7 on my computer using the recovery disks provided by the manufacturer it came with IE9 when I installed the security update for it, it failed because I was also installing IE10 at the same time if this is whwat you are talking about
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