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Windows 7: Have IE 8, want to go back to IE 7 - possible?

06 Aug 2010   #11
cluberti

Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

It might be possible, but I most certainly would not recommend it. Unless you absolutely must use IE, a different browser is probably your best bet (and one with some sort of IETab functionality as well just in case would be a plus). You can even "disable" IE8 from running if you want to go that far with the command "dism /online /Disable-Feature /FeatureName:Internet-Explorer-Optional-amd64 (for 64bit Windows 7 - replace the "amd64" string with "x86" in the command if you're running a 32bit Windows 7 install).

Once you do that and reboot, IE is effectively disabled (only webbrowser control apps that consume mshtml will work - IE itself will not).


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06 Aug 2010   #12
Corrine

Windows 7 & Windows Vista Ultimate
 
 

Hi, TarikM.

In addition to the previous suggestions, you may want to go through the guided help at Internet Explorer 8: Web sites do not display or work correctly.
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