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Windows 7: uninstalling stocked browser?

19 Sep 2011   #1

uninstalling stocked browser?

Hello, i have a question is there a way i can completly uninstall the stocked browser that comes with windows so i can install another one? or would me uninstalling it be bad for my pc?

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19 Sep 2011   #2

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit


MS will tolerate other browsers, but there still are a couple of cases where you MUST use IE.

I use Firefox and I find aggravating that sometimes I'm forced to use IE to get the job done.
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19 Sep 2011   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1

Hello saul1991

There is no way to uninstall IE 8 anyway, best bet if you don't want to see it so often is to turn it off in programs and features - Windows Features - Turn On or Off

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19 Sep 2011   #4


ahh man i wanted to get rid of it but i guess not. thanks for help ill try out the link xxxdannyxxx posted and try using a different browser. thanks for help again.
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19 Sep 2011   #5

W7 Professional x64

Turning windows features on/off is the closest thing you'll get to removing IE from your system. I'm happy cause I don't see it anymore, and windows is happy cause it's still there, I feel like it's a good compromise ^_^
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