Internet Explorer 4 and SP2

  Graham ® 20:26 15 Feb 2005

I have set up a brand new PC for a colleague. First thing I notice that XP is SP1, so I installed SP2 from CD.

Next, Internet Explorer was version 4 (maybe this is why it was so cheap).

So, can anyone give a link to upgrade to the latest version, and would it be better to uninstall SP2 until after the upgrade, so that SP2 can 'work' on the later version?

  Technotiger 20:28 15 Feb 2005

Hi, you should be able to find IE6 on most pc mag cover disks.


  Technotiger 20:30 15 Feb 2005
  stalion 20:32 15 Feb 2005

or in downloads on this forum

  Graham ® 20:37 15 Feb 2005

Thanks, that just leaves the SP2 question.

  Chezdez 20:43 15 Feb 2005

i wouldn't have that upgrading IE after upgrading to SP2 would make any difference

try it and see!

  ade.h 20:45 15 Feb 2005

I don't think you would have any problems from SP2 during or after upgrading IE. Create a System Restore Point first anyway.

  Mr Mistoffelees 20:45 15 Feb 2005

If the pc has Windows XP with SP2 installed I am puzzled as to why you have Internet Explorer 4. You should have Internet Explorer 6 SP1 by default.

  VoG II 20:45 15 Feb 2005

I agree with Chezdez

Visit Windows update afterwards to check for IE6 patches.

  Graham ® 20:53 15 Feb 2005

You could be right, SP2 may have upgraded IE. I didn't check after installing SP2.

VoG™, once I get the lady online and on broadband I will go to Windows update. My SP 2 was on CD, so that will need updating by now.

Link to the PC:

click here

  Graham ® 21:26 15 Feb 2005

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