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How do I remove IE8 and return to IE7?

by Oscar Sodani
May 4, 2009

Oscar Sodani is a founder of Help2Go and owner of Help2Go Networks, an IT consulting firm in the Washington D.C. area. Oscar holds the CISSP certification as well as industry certifications from Microsoft, Cisco and Novell.

If you suddenly find your computer running Internet Explorer 8 (IE8) and wish you could return to IE7, Microsoft HAS supplied an uninstall program to help.

Steps to Remove IE8 on Windows XP

  • Click on the Start button and choose Run.
  • Next, type the following line into the Run box, exactly as shown:
  • Press Enter and follow the prompts.
  • When it is done uninstalling, REBOOT your computer.
If you are having problems with removing IE8, post your question in our Computer Help forum and someone will help you.

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