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I.E. 7.0 RC1 sucks!


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Hello and Thank You,
I am pulling my hair out with this I.E. 7.0. The browser is awful and has made it so it takes 10 minutes to load a single website. I can no longer access forums or log into websites that use a username/password dialogue box and the functionality of the program is horrible. I have been trying to find the 'file menu' item all day. I want it off the computer and have followed microsoft's uninstall instructions, but neither I.E., nor its wretched upgrade, is listed in the Add/Remove Programs box. How do I update the Add/Remove Dialogue box to include I.E. so I can get rid of it entirely?

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Click tools, top right, click menu bar

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Tick show updates at the top of add / remove
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I just realized my original post got hung up after 15 minutes and so i closed the browser and retyped out my post. The second time I must have sped through it, but thought I had mentioned that I clicked 'show updates.' Unfortunately, neither I.E., nor its update, show up in the dialogue.
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That's how it shows here
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I know, I've been through the list 800 times. Its not there. What do I do?
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If you only just installed it

Items in blue which are underlined are clickable to give more information about the process

Start the System Restore Utility at a command prompt

1. Restart your computer, and keep tapping F8 during the initial start-up until you get options, select Safe Mode with a Command Prompt then press enter.

2. Log on to your computer with an administrator account or with an account that has administrator credentials.

3. Type the following command at a command prompt, and then press ENTER:

%systemroot%\system32\restore\rstrui.exe

4. Follow the instructions that appear on the screen to restore your computer to an earlier state.

Look for the most recent system checkpoint created before the errors to restore from

For additional information about the Safe mode with a command prompt, click 315222 to see a description of the Safe Mode Boot Options in Windows XP

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But isnt there a way to update Add/Remove Programs dialogue to reflect programs that it 'forgot' to list? I know i've seen it done before, because this isnt the first time programs haven't been listed before.
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Try here

http://support.micro...kb/310750/en-us
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Unfortunately, It doesn't seem as though I have any restore points. The only one is 11:16pm tonight.... its 11:21 right now. It must have made the restore point while loading quickrestore.
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You can use this guide to repair XP

Possibly, you will need to press the start button and keep tapping the delete key, (possibly F2) until the PC enters set up. Change the boot order to CD ROM Drive then hard drive, press F10 then press enter, load the XP CD then type Y then press enter, as it reboots, look for press any key to load from CD, press enter

You will need your XP product key to complete this

The XP Product Key is a 25 character alpha numerical code, which does not include the sequence OEM


If you have audio / video files which are subject to DRM you should check with the provider for known issues with performing an XP repair install

XP Repair Install

Windows XP repair feature won't delete your data, installed programs, personal information, or settings. It just repairs the operating system

The XP repair install will look and run as a normal install, however, you must not see a request to format the drive


After running XP Repair you will need to install all Windows Updates

Microsoft Update
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