Re: Problems after uninstalling IE8
What led you to uninstall IE8, Colleen? Was IE crashing before you
What anti-virus application or security suite is installed and is your
subscription current? What anti-spyware applications (other than Defender)?
What third-party firewall (if any)? Were any of these applications running
in the background when you installed and/or uninstalled IE8 and/or SP3?
Has a(another) Norton or McAfee application ever been installed on this
machine (e.g., a free-trial version that came preinstalled when you bought
Just asking for now!! Do NOT use such a Restore Point yet!! => Do you have
an available Restore Point which predates the install of IE8?
~Robear Dyer (PA Bear)
MS MVP-IE, Mail, Security, Windows Client - since 2002
Colleen G wrote:
> I have uninstalled according to Microsoft articles. I removed SP3 first
> then add/remove program allowed me to uninstall IE8. Now browser does not
> work at all. I have disabled all add-ons etc with no success. I have
> rebooted several times and received critical updates including the
> reinstallation of SP3.
> Browser information reads Internet Explorer 8, version 7.0.5730.11.
> it keeps crashing. When I now go to microsoft downloads it also tells me
> that activeX control is missing but I do not get an option to download.
> it crashes anyways no matter what I do.
> Should I re-try uninstalling including IE7 and see if I can go back to
> Not sure what to do. I managed to load Mozilla Firefox as IE will not
> but I would prefer my IE back.
> I cannot afford to reset back to factory settings.
> How do you correct these issues with internet explorer?