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4answers
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Should I install Internet Explorer updates although I disabled it?

I have disabled Internet Explorer in the "Windows Features" dialog. Nonetheless Windows Update alerts me that there are security updates for IE. I am aware that I cannot uninstall IE and it remains ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

Windows update results in 8024AFFF error

I'm trying to install IE 10 or IE 11 in Windows 7, using Windows Update, but it always fails with an 8024AFFF error. Searching the web, I found many people with the same problem with all sorts of ...
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vote
2answers
5k views

Cannot install Internet Explorer 10 on Windows 7 Enterprise (64-bit) — KB2384140 is not applicable

I tried hard to install Internet Explorer 10 on my computer with Windows 7 Enterprise 64-bit. (It is a multilanguage version. The English is installed first, then language support packages are ...
5
votes
5answers
14k views

Can't Install IE 10 on brand new Windows 7

I bought a new Alienware and they won't provide support for Windows Update (why should they, really). I go and try to run the IE 10 update like so: And, it hangs a bit on the screen above. Then, ...
0
votes
1answer
8k views

How can I bypass the error message “a newer version is installed” and install IE10?

In the last month, the Windows update tried to update daily to IE10 and always failed. The error code I got was always ("9C48"). (I have Windows 7, 64-bit version) I tried to remove IE9 and install ...
1
vote
1answer
501 views

Exclude permanently IE 9 from the update listing in Windows 7

Hei there, as in the title, I'd like to exclude permanently the IE 9 install from the update list on Windows 7 replacing IE 8. As a web developper i prefer to have a clean and native version of IE8 ...
2
votes
2answers
94 views

How Internet Explorer core reacts to uninstallation?

Let's say I update my IE8 to IE9 through Windows Update. Then, I remove IE9 from my computer using the "Turn Windows feature on or off" panel. The IE application will be gone, but will my IE core ...
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vote
2answers
194 views

IE6 on XP showing “Could not load page” error, while connected to the internet

I was remotely logged on to a client's computer using TeamViewer, and I opened up Internet Explorer to run Windows Update. I couldn't connect. (I got the "Could not load page" error.) It's IE6 on ...
0
votes
1answer
116 views

Help with Corrupt version of IE8 on WinXPsp3

I've upgrade from IE6 to 7 to 8 and back down and back up, but still have critical issues in IE such as cannot see any version info in "about internet explorer" cannot run windows update cannot ...
0
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2answers
303 views

Block the forced EU browser selection dialog

If you have missed it, sometime in March 2010, if you live in the EU and happen to like to use Internet Explorer an update will be installed onto your computer from Windows Update that will FORCE you ...