IE5.5 and PC Advisor cover disk

  TelFen 11:49 06 Jun 2003
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I recently installed IE5.5 from a PCA cover disk when I was having problems with my cable broadband connection.
I now want to go back to IE6 but all attempts to upgrade terminate with a message that all the components could not be installed.
I have tried from the MS download site as well as cover disks.
Can anyone please help

  Lú-tzé 15:23 06 Jun 2003

Try removing IE5.5 via the add/remove programs applet in the control panel.

  Confab 16:19 06 Jun 2003

What O/S are you using?

  TelFen 19:45 06 Jun 2003

Lú-tzé I did try your suggestion but IE is not listed.

Amber-Shortie my OS is ME

  VoG™ 19:48 06 Jun 2003

It should be listed as "Microsoft Internet Explorer"

  Lú-tzé 19:55 06 Jun 2003

TelFen - do you have a windows ME disk? If so, run the system file checker

Go to start_run and type

sfc /scannow


as it is above - a space after the c and no space after the slash.

You will need to insert your CD.

This checks your system for any problems with essential files.

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If all that does not work, try reinstalling IE 5.5 (or is the version you have the one which came with WinME?) and then check the add/remove programs applet again.

  TelFen 21:16 06 Jun 2003

Lú-tzé - I tried your suggestion but ME did not recognise the command.
I located IE and deleted as many of the files as the OS would allow and then re-installed ME. The IE6 setup still cannot load all of the files needed.

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