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Re: IE 8

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Old 07-15-2009
Nadia
 

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Re: IE 8
Hi,

Thanks for he advice.
--
Nadia


"PA Bear [MS MVP]" wrote:

> [crossposted to IE General newsgroup]
>
> IE8 features more enhanced security than IE7. That's why it's offered by
> Windows Update.
>
> Only you can decide if you like IE8. If not, it can be uninstalled (cf.
> http://support.microsoft.com/kb/957700).
>
> No-charge support for Internet Explorer 8 installation, set-up and usage
> (only) is available via the phone based on your locale through 31 December
> 2009. Customers must be running Windows XP or Windows Vista in a non-domain
> environment.
> => US & CA Residents: 1-866-234-6020
> => Other locales: https://support.microsoft.com/oas/de...px?&prid=13043
>
> My personal recommendations include:
>
> => Install IE8 manually, not via Windows Update/Automatic Updates!! =>
> http://www.microsoft.com/windows/int...ide-sites.aspx
>
> NB: Save the installer to your desktop, do not Run it. When you're prepared
> to install IE8, double-click on the saved file.
>
> NB: Save the installer to your desktop, do not Run it. When you're prepared
> to install IE8, right-click on the saved file and select "Run as
> Administator.
>
> => Uninstall all third-party toolbars (e.g., Google; Yahoo; Windows Live)
> and third-party Windows Themes before installing IE8.
>
> => Close all open applications (i.e., anything with a taskbar icon) before
> installing or uninstalling IE8.
>
> => I would strongly recommend disabling your anti-virus application and any
> anti-spyware application's "system protections" (other than Defender's)
> before installing (or uninstalling) an IE upgrade. If you're running a
> third-party firewall, I would recommend disabling it and then enabling the
> Windows Firewall before installing (or uninstalling) an IE upgrade.
>
> => Create a Restore Point manually before installing IE8. [Do NOT use
> System Restore to remove/uninstall IE8; instead, see
> http://support.microsoft.com/kb/957700. Then use the Restore Point prior to
> reinstalling IE8 per these recommendations. Norton users will need to see
> http://bertk.mvps.org/html/symantecdoc1.html.]
>
> => Reboot twice after installing or uninstalling IE8, then check-in at
> Windows Update and install any critical security updates offered.
>
> => For best chance of success with IE8, make certain that your anti-virus
> application, any anti-spyware applications (other than Defender), and your
> third-party firewall (if any) are supported in IE8 Final before you decide
> install it.
> --
> ~Robear Dyer (PA Bear)
> MS MVP-IE, Mail, Security, Windows Client - since 2002
>
>
> Nadia wrote:
> > I keep on getting a Pop Up Box offering me IE 8. I have asked some people
> > about it and was told not to install it. They have had trouble with IE 8.
> > They say it freezes and they can't get out of what they are in. These
> > people do not have Vista. I have Vista. Do you see any problems with IE
> > 8
> > and Vista freezing? Do you think I should install it?

>
>

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