Unable to uninstall IE8

  astra46 15:27 15 Nov 2008
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Im having problems removing IE8, i think its cause the ieencode.dll file is missing from Beta2.

Ive tried uninstalling IE8 but its says that this file is missing from NT Uninstall Servie Directory

Have been in touch with microsoft and no luck, have done a system restore, any idea?

  User-1229748 15:53 15 Nov 2008

are you running xp sp3?

  astra46 16:27 15 Nov 2008

Yes SP3, thing is IE8 and SP3 are not displayed in the add and remove programs list.

  User-1229748 16:36 15 Nov 2008

were you running ie 8 beta 1 when you installed xp sp3?

  astra46 16:37 15 Nov 2008

Erm.....moer than likely i always download the updates

  User-1229748 16:43 15 Nov 2008

i found this on the subject,post back if this doesn't affect you click here

  astra46 16:52 15 Nov 2008

So can i safely remove SP3 then remove IE8?? How?

Id like to go back to IE7.

  aine 16:55 15 Nov 2008

If you go to the add and remove page there is a window for windows programmes on the left hand side of the presentation, IE8 may be in there? or if you click on show updates it may be listed there. Good luck aine

  provider 2 16:59 15 Nov 2008

Microsoft`s version of how to remove IE 8:

click here

  sinbads 17:14 15 Nov 2008

aine is correct to uninstall go to add and remove select view installed updates and remove from there .... you will then roll back to IE7

  User-1229748 17:56 15 Nov 2008

sorry, had to rush out,post back if you still can't uninstall ie8

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