How do I repair IE

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by DarkArcher, Feb 20, 2002.

  1. DarkArcher

    DarkArcher Guest

    How would i repair IE?

    There is no ie in add/remove programs...

    so how would i do it?


    TIA!

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  2. winternights

    winternights Guest

    repair wat?
     
  3. Perris Calderon

    Perris Calderon Moderator Staff Member Political User

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    run ie over your old ie, see if it repairs itself...
     
  4. AZJ

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    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. :rolleyes:
     
  5. Perris Calderon

    Perris Calderon Moderator Staff Member Political User

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    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.
     
  6. AZJ

    AZJ Guest

    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 :(
     
  7. Howling Wolf

    Howling Wolf We did not deserve this !

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    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...
     
  8. Perris Calderon

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    That's not extreme, that's common, xp should recognize itself, and perform it's own repair
     
  9. DarkArcher

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    Reinstall XP to fix IE?

    I think not.


    So has anyone come up with a factual answer yet?


    thanks!