> I have a Dell laptop which is about a year old. It came with Google
> Desktop pre-installed. I allowed Windows Update to install IE8
> about a month ago, but it informed me that it was incompatible with
> a component of Google desktop. I don't remember which one.
> I didn't want to remove Google Desktop, and the IE8 installation was
> causing serious problems. I had to use system restore to get rid of
> it. Now, Windows Update is showing that IE8 was successfully
> installed, even though I removed it, and Windows Update no longer
> is offering it. How do I correct this? Thanks!
Why did you *have* to use System Restore to uninstall IE8?
How do I uninstall or remove Internet Explorer 8?
Also - did you look to Google for an update/solution? Perhaps your version
of Google Desktop needed to be updated?
Description of Internet Explorer Application and Web Site Compatibility
When browsing using Internet Explorer 8 when you have Google Desktop
installed you may receive the error message "iexplore.exe Assert in LSP
This issue has been seen if you currently have a version of Google Desktop
earlier than 4.5 ("5.0.0611.15590"). To resolve this issue install Google
Desktop version 4.5 ("5.0.0611.15590") or later.
To download the Google Desktop, visit the following website:
Internet Explorer 8 displays a compatibility warning when certain versions
of the Google Toolbar add-on are installed. This issue occurs because
Internet Explorer 8 and specific versions of this add-on are incompatible,
and the installation is unstable. When you disable this add-on, the
functionality that this product provides is removed.
For more information and for updates, visit the following website:
For more information, see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge
) How to fix incompatibility
problems between Internet Explorer 8 and the Google Toolbar.
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