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On my Windows 7 Professional install I want to completely remove Internet Explorer and go with Google Chrome.

After a fresh install of Windows, I wanted to get rid of the Internet Explorer 9. So I had to remove the update again. But that left me with Internet Explorer 8, which I can't remove like other programs as there is no entry in the list of currently installed programs.

The last time I installed Windows 7 I somehow managed to disable the Internet Explorer via a check-box setting. I wish I could be more specific, but I really don't know where the check-box was. It was very simple and worked just like that.

Do you know where this setting to disable the Internet Explorer is located?

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Start, control panel, uninstall programs, turn windows features on or off. I'm on my cell right now, so I well expand a bit later on a computer

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Great, that is it! Thank you. – user111964 Jul 28 '12 at 11:01
You're welcome. Don't forget to come back and mark as the answer too for some extra reputation on your part – Canadian Luke Jul 28 '12 at 11:03

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