I'm trying to install Internet Explorer 9 on Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit via Windows Update, but always get the same error: 800F081E.

I have all recent updates installed and no antivirus software that might block the installation.

Prior to updating I had Internet Explorer 9 32-bit installed from the Windows web site; I removed that update before installation.

How can I fix this problem?


I know its a chore, but i suggest going through all the suggestions on this link and seeing if they solve the issue.

When you try to install Internet Explorer 9, you may receive an error message and cannot install Internet Explorer 9. There are various causes for installation problems. This article describes four common troubleshooting methods.

  • Method 1: Meet the minimum operating system requirement of the
    Internet Explorer 9 installation
  • Method 2: Install required software and components
  • Method 3: Complete the installation of other updates
  • Method 4: Temporarily disable spyware and anti-virus software
  • no, that is not, I tried all methods, in 3) x64 updates are not suitable to my computer – Chesnokov Yuriy Sep 2 '11 at 11:03
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    that was strange but after I manually downloaded IE9-Windows7-x64-enu.exe and launched it with windows restart IE installed at last – Chesnokov Yuriy Sep 2 '11 at 11:08

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