Automatic Updates offered me the option to install IE 8 Beta 2, as I'm
currently using IE 7 (+ WinXP 32 bits).
I chose custom install, then there were no "download" button, only
"install". Chose install, and it asked me to restart my PC. Restarted it, and
the IE 8 installation screen appeared before my Windows fully started, with
no options to close or cancel it.
Problem is, it required something to be downloaded, but I have to dial so I
can access my 3G broadband internet, so there I was, no Windows started to
connect to the internet and no way to cancel the installation... I had to
reset the computer.
So basically, my suggestion is: you should either make the IE 8 installer
download everything before it starts installing, or run it after Windows
starts, so people can connect to the internet to download whatever is needed.
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