IE8 - Causing Havoc!

  dewskit 10:51 06 Apr 2009
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IE8 came up as an offering on the BTYahoo home page, and I assumed it would be safe to install it.

All seemed to go OK, but when I shut down and later restarted found my computer was unusable as everything froze up, CTR ALT DEL did nothing and had to power down and restart.

I then went back to a restore point prior to installing IE8 and everything seemed to revert to normal. However on shutting down again and restarting, found I have the same problem back.

Have now got it working again by using the same restore point, but how can I stop it starting up next time with the duff installation?

Found a previous thread which said IE8 could be deleted, but when I go into the Control Panel, Add & Remove Programs, IE8 does not appear, just IE, and am worried that if I delete this I will be without any internet access!

Please help someone.

Many thanks in advance
Tony

  Pamy 10:55 06 Apr 2009

If you have gone back to an early date then IE* should not be there anymore

  Pamy 10:56 06 Apr 2009

IE* = IE8

  mooly 12:22 06 Apr 2009

I too had huge problems after being offered it from BT.
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  mooly 12:23 06 Apr 2009

and here,
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  AlouetteIII 12:31 06 Apr 2009

Look at the 1714 post click here

  dewskit 13:28 06 Apr 2009

Thanks Everyone

The "Show Updates" was the secret. Now removed and system restarts as a working computer again!

Thanks again

Tony

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