One assumes there's more free space on the D: drive, so Windows Update must
be attempting to download the installer to that drive instead of the C:
Yes, in this situation I would recommend that you manually uninstall IE8
Beta. Afterwards, download/install IE8 Final manually (instead of via
Here are some references for you:
How to uninstall or remove Internet Explorer 8 (any version)
Download links for IE8 Final
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: 866-234-6020. Other:
=> Uninstall all third-party toolbars (e.g., Google; Yahoo; Windows Live)
before installing IE8 Final.
=> 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.
=> 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
=> Reboot twice after installing or uninstalling IE8.
If you need any more assistance, please begin a new thread in IE General
Via the web-interface:
~Robear Dyer (PA Bear)
MS MVP-IE, Mail, Security, Windows Client - since 2002
AumHa VSOP & Admin http://aumha.net
> Hi Pa Bear,
> Tes i have rebooted several times.
> I noticed that the update is going to D: drive for some reason.
> A couple of years our old computers mother board failed. So had to had to
> duy a new computer, but instead of tranfering all the files to the new
> the shop install the old as d: drive. This the first we have had any
> problems. I am not sure if that is the problem.
> Should i uninstall the beta IE 8 and install the new IE 8 from Microsoft
>> You (still) have an IE8 Beta installed, Pedro. Have you rebooted
>> Pedro wrote:
>>> Windows keep telling to update to IE 8
>>> Download size 0 Download tine 0
>>> I am allready running IE 8.0 6001.18372 for some time now.
>>> Update History say's Update Succeeded several times.
>>> What is going on