Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by DarkArcher, Feb 20, 2002.
How would i repair IE?
There is no ie in add/remove programs...
so how would i do it?
run ie over your old ie, see if it repairs itself...
I tried installing IE over what was already there and it told me I have a newer version then what I was trying to install. Don't see how that's possible...I got the the program/install from Microsoft.com. Plus this was only about a week after a clean install.
run the download directly from the internet...even if that dialogue comes up, there should be an option to cotinue, so do it...backup before you start.
If I were given the option to continue, I would have. A message just popped up saying the version I was running was newer then the version I was trying to install. OK to cancel...No other options
Might sound extreme, but why not reinstalling XP over itself ? I know that there was an option to repair IE5.5, but I don't remember exactly where, maybe in 'add/remove windows components', IE, repair, not sure if it's not elsewhere, someone may know what I'm talking about...
That's not extreme, that's common, xp should recognize itself, and perform it's own repair
Reinstall XP to fix IE?
I think not.
So has anyone come up with a factual answer yet?