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Windows 7: Install IE8

22 Mar 2014   #1

Install IE8

I have IE9 on my computer with W7 SP1 32bit OS. Don't like it.
Tried to instll IE8 and was informed, via a dialog, that I could not install IE8 on a W7 machine. Couldn't install IE8. The requirements page mentioned that W7 both 32bit and 64bit wre OK.
How do I install IE8?

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22 Mar 2014   #2

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit

The Uninstall a process is the same for any version of Internet explorer,
Although I would not recommend doing it,
If you like Firefox use it instead ?
Otherwise please state what you don't like,
Post a link to a site where your having issues,
ie10 is about as minimum of a version I would use = security is much better,
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22 Mar 2014   #3


I use all three browsers
FireFox is default and I like it best.
IE I have to use with the Blue Mountain "Create and Print" to print greeting cards. Same problem with American Greetings.
Google Chrome I use to send data to my TV via Chromecast. Chrome cast only works with Google Chrome browser.
Attached is a screen shot of my screen when I use IE and the "Create and Print". AS you cvan see I cannot edit the card at all . I have already opened a support ticket with Blue Mountain. But no answer yet.
You reccomend I use IE10?

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22 Mar 2014   #4

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit

Hi thanks for the additional information,
Have you added these sites to your compatibility view list ?
Use Alt+TB or Menubar/ Tools/ Comp-view settings,
If already on the site it will be listed in the site box,
All you need to do is click on the Add button.
Close the comp-view window and press the F5 key to refresh the page,
See how the site functions then,

Yes ie10 is more secure and if you have an issue with a website the process is the same,
You can also attempt to reset ie9 or 10 and see if it will help,
Chrome may have installed browser add-ons in Internet explorer,
Please check this and if you see a BHO listing Disable it or them,
If you like post a screen shot of your Toolbars and extensions and Show all add-ons page,

You can switch Browser modes in Internet explorer as well if you have no luck with adding the site to your comp-view list,
Press the F12 key while on the site,
Click on Browser mode and switch to ie8 or ie9 comp-view,

After switching the page will automatically refresh.
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