Re: ClarifyRE: how do i remove downloaded program files in ie7 with Vi
Just my 2 cents wrote:
>> I have Vista Ultimate and IE7 on my system. IE7 reports unknown and
>> damaged files under the downloaded program files objects. In IE6 I could
>> remove files like this by right-clicking and pressing REMOVE. This does
>> nothing in IE7 even though there is a REMOVE option available. Am I
>> missing something or did microsoft turn this feature off and forget to
>> turn it back on in IE7 under Vista? I have an XPProSP3 machine with IE7
>> on don't have this problem. Please advise and solve. Thank you.
> <b>Correction and clarification of issue:</b>
> For clarification I am going into InternetExplorer/Tools/Internet
> Options/Browing History Settings/View Objects to find the damaged and
> unknown downloaded program files, then right-clicking on each one
> separately where I do not have the option to remove, but rather a
> "properties" option. If I have the item highlighted and click the
> Button on the toolbar (VISTA only), then there is a DELETE option that
> not work. On XP, when get to the right-click part there is an option for
> Properties as well as for REMOME. It appears Microsoft removed the REMOVE
> option and the Delete option does not work. Help is appreciated to remove
> these unknown and damaged items. One of them is the Dell System Profiler
> which I would like to remove and reinstall. The other seems to be related
> to Adobe Flash, but is pointing to the macromedia website as the
> downloader. Thank you for your time.
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If the files in question are Add-ons, you may be able to Delete them via IE
Tools | Manage add-ons | Enable or Disable add-ons.
If the files in question are Flash (SWF) files, which version of Flash is
If the files in question are only seen in ...View Objects, Delete your
Temporary Internet Files.
~Robear Dyer (PA Bear)
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