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Windows 7: Uninstalled IE9, not reverting back to IE8

11 Dec 2012   #11

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by A Guy View Post
It's been supposed that if IE9 was installed before updating to SP1, then it can't be uninstalled without first uninstalling SP1, but if the SP1 backup files were removed, then SP1 cannot be uninstalled as well. Do you have SP1 installed? Do you know whether IE9 was installed before SP1? Did you ever run Disk Cleanup and remove Service Pack Backup Files?

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This may explain why you cannot revert to IE8.

After all of this, did you try your game in IE9 in compatibility mode?

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A Guy

Yes, I have SP1 installed. IE9 was not installed before SP1. Yes, I did remove Service Pack Backup files.

I did try, sadly it does not work. Requires somehow different ActiveX. I'm running it through a VM though.

Thanks for the answers, this seems to be solved now.

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12 Dec 2012   #12
A Guy

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Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1

Well, sorry I couldn't fix it. Take care, A Guy
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