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updating to internet explorer 7.0


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About 2 months ago, I was prompted to update from IE6 to IE7. Since that time, I have had multiple problems. One of the issues is that most videos won't run on sites such as MSNBC, and quicktime also won't run. I was getting frustrated so I downloaded mozilla firefox and many of the problems were corrected, except for the video/quicktime. Is there a way for me to go back to IE6 AND completely eliminate IE7?
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Click start, control panel, add and remove, tick show updates, it is listed a windows internet explorer 7, remove any IE7 updates as well, it will revert to IE6

Click start then run, type prefetch then press enter, click edit, select all, right click any file, click delete, confirm, restart the PC

Run Microsoft Update to check for IE6 updates, untick IE7 if it is offered

http://update.micros...t.aspx?ln=en-us
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Thank you Keith. Now before I do this...should I? Or should I try to work with the IE7? Or give up with IE and stick with Mozilla. I use my computer for documents, email and research...and feel lost when I get into these types of issues. For instance...since I switched to IE7 it says "Internet Explorer is currently running without add-ons All Internet Explorer add-ons, such as ActiveX controls or toolbars, are turned off. Some webpages might not display correctly.
To continue to your home page, click the Home button. To browse using add-ons, close Internet Explorer and then start it again. " What the heck is an add-on and can I or should I turn these back on? If so how?
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On a web page, click tools, internet options, advanced, click reset.
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Hmmm. That really didn't do anthing...guess I've never changed the settings? What was that for? I'm still wondering if I should try to work with the IE7, go back to IE6 or give up with IE and stick with Mozilla.
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I would uninstall it and re-install it

Let it change the homepage, change location setting, change home page back
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Just to clarify...I should uninstall IE7 and reinstall? And stick with it over Mozilla?

Edited by cjryan, 25 March 2007 - 07:49 PM.

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We just uninstalled ie7.0 and went back to IE 6. I would love to hear what everyone thinks about IE vs. Mozilla.
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We just uninstalled ie7.0 and went back to IE 6. I would love to hear what everyone thinks about IE vs. Mozilla.


Mozilla rocks
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