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Old 04-29-2009
cfccowner
 

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IE8
When I try to run the install on the IE8 Windows update I get the following
error:

Windows Internet Explorer 8 Setup Utility has stopped working

A problem caused the program to stop working correctly. Windows will close
the program and notify you of if a solution is available. This is on my vista
machine. IE8 loads fine on my XP machine.
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Old 04-30-2009
PA Bear [MS MVP]
 

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Re: IE8
[crosspost to IE General]

HOW TO solve IE8 installation problems
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/949220

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:

=> 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.

=> Reboot twice after installing or uninstalling IE8.

=> 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.
--
IE-specific newsgroup:
news://msnews.microsoft.com/microsof...plorer.general

~Robear Dyer (PA Bear)
MS MVP-IE, Mail, Security, Windows Client - since 2002

cfccowner wrote:
> When I try to run the install on the IE8 Windows update I get the
> following
> error:
>
> Windows Internet Explorer 8 Setup Utility has stopped working
>
> A problem caused the program to stop working correctly. Windows will close
> the program and notify you of if a solution is available. This is on my
> vista machine. IE8 loads fine on my XP machine.


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