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Windows 7: Internet Explorer 11 - Uninstall in Windows 7

18 Nov 2017   #30
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello scop, :)

You shouldn't have seen a huge difference in drive space my just uninstalling Internet Explorer since it really only just turns off the feature.

If you like, the tutorial below has some more options for freeing up drive space.

Hard Disk Space - Free Up and Recover - Windows 7 Help Forums
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22 Oct 2019   #31
recreaghmd

 

This CMD procedure worked perfectly but slow (overnight). Could it be use with others earlier versions, say IE-8 in XP?
Thanks.
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22 Oct 2019   #32
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by recreaghmd View Post
This CMD procedure worked perfectly but slow (overnight). Could it be use with others earlier versions, say IE-8 in XP?
Thanks.
Hello,

I'm glad it could help.

You should be able to use at least option 1 in XP for IE8.

The command in option 2 would be different for IE8, and would need to change "11" in the command to "8".
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24 Oct 2019   #33
recreaghmd

 
Unistalling IE-11 and IE-7

As previously stated, the cmd remedy worked perfectly with IE-11 and it cleared my problem, so I reinstalled also perfectly. The command did not worked for IE-7, but the old one did.
"%windir%\ei7xx\spuninst\spuninst.exe"
worked perfectly.
Hope it will help.
Thanks and cheers.
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22 Apr 2020   #34
Kiriakos

Win 7 Professional x64 UK (Retail) SP1 & SP2
 
 

According to my past experiences IE8 especially in Windows XP this intergrades with Outlook 2003 so this to be able to demonstrate HTML content within emails.
And even Outlook 2010 this behaves identically.

In XP if IE8 gets downgraded to IE6 then Outlook office 2003 email preview this getting worst due lack of newer html code proper formatting.

About Win7 I will simply assume that MS using identical principalsí.
IE11 this will be required for Microsoft Office Outlook to run properly.

Only if you switch to Thunderbird then it might IE11 this to not be needed any more.
Personally just for compatibility purposes I do not remove IE from windows I am just not using it.
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