You cannot uninstall/reinstall IE7 in Vista...nor would doing so help.
Chances are that you're seeing the affects of a hijackware infection.
1. See if you can download/run the MSRT manually:
2. Run this online scan (in safe mode w/networking, if need be):
3. Run additional checks for hijackware, including posting your hijackthis
log to an appropriate forum.
Checking for/Help with Hijackware
When all else fails, HijackThis v2.0.2
) is the preferred tool to use (in
conjuction with some other utilities). HijackThis will NOT fix anything on
its own, but it will help you to both identify and remove any
hijackware/spyware with assistance from an expert. **Post your log to
, or another appropriate forum for review
by an expert in such matters, not here.**
If the procedures look too complex - and there is no shame in admitting this
isn't your cup of tea - take the machine to a local, reputable and
independent (i.e., not BigBoxStoreUSA) computer repair shop.
Start a free Windows Update support incident request:
Support for Windows Update:
For home users, no-charge support is available by calling 1-866-PCSAFETY in
the United States and in Canada or by contacting your local Microsoft
subsidiary. There is no-charge for support calls that are associated with
~Robear Dyer (PA Bear)
MS MVP-IE, Mail, Security, Windows Desktop Experience - since 2002
AumHa VSOP & Admin http://aumha.net
> I want to know how to unistall IE7. It has been the source of multiple
> problems in my computer. I have shut it down as far as the system will let
> me. It got to the point it was crashing up to 25 times a day, and every
> it went down it took out critical pieces of/or entire programs. I tried
> IE8 beta but there was a conflict with my Mcafee programs. I want to
> uninstall it and install IE6, I have windows vista premium. It also
> regularly changes the settings in my computer. I do not need a program
> does these kind of things.