1/ Click the Start Button
2/ Click Control Panel
3/ In Control panel, Click Programs and Features Icon
4/ When the Programs and Features window opens look at the left hand pane
5/ Click on 'view installed updates'
6/ In the next window a list of update will appear
7/ Scroll down to the 'Microsoft Windows' updates
8/ You should see IE 8.0 in this list
9/ Click on IE 8.0 option to uninstall it.
10 You will need to restart your PC for the uninstall to take effect
11/ When your PC reboots IE 8.0 will be replaced with IE 7.0
John Barnett MVP
Windows XP Associate Expert
Windows Desktop Experience
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"thebaer" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> how do i get OUT of IE8 and get IE7 back on my vista basic? all the
> sites just say how to GEt IE8
> "panamax" wrote:
>> I lost functionality on the Prudential 401k website and money! IE8 did
>> allow me to select and change investment choices. I could not put a check
>> mark in a box. Reverting to IE 7 restored functionality.
>> Also had a problem with Symantec downloads and renewing subscriptions.
>> Reverting solved the issues.
>> Thought Microsoft should know.
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