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Linda Thomas

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I cannot uninstall ie 6
« on: May 23, 2004, 09:59:30 PM »
IE 6 has been really messed up page cannot display page will load cannot open links...and so on. Anyway the option to remove IE 6 is grayed out and I get this message-ERROR CREATING PROCESS<IE6WZDEXE/A/S. "C:\PROGRAM FILES/INTERNET EXPLORER/IE6SETUP.EXE">Reason:the system cannot find the file spectified   Is there any way to uninstall this? I have tried to install over itself but it just says I have the latest ver. and will  not install. Repair option is a joke..system file checker does not find anything. Help!  Also says previous internet files are missing-does not say what files they are.

dl65

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    Re: I cannot uninstall ie 6
    « Reply #1 on: May 23, 2004, 10:37:28 PM »
    Linda....What happened ...did your p/c contact a virus?
    Here's a blurb from Microsoft re uninstalling it ........
    Yes it has bugs in it .....but I have two p/c running XP
    with IE 6 and "touch wood" have not had any problems .......yet.......but I do make sure I have all the fixes and patches

    Anyway here's the link ....
    http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;EN-US;q293907

    Hope this helps
    dl65  ???
    « Last Edit: May 23, 2004, 10:37:56 PM by dl65 »
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    SKy

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    Re: I cannot uninstall ie 6
    « Reply #2 on: May 25, 2004, 10:23:53 AM »
    Hi Linda,

    My IE6 was mess up too. Go to some website (like hotmail.com and it won't go pass userID passwd page). Im running win98, n was thinking mayb IE6 n win98 not suitable for each other.

    As far as I know, IE cannot b downgraded n cannot be uninstalled.

    My only solution is to use another broswer: Opera.

    Wish u  luck

    SKy

    merlin

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    Re: I cannot uninstall ie 6
    « Reply #3 on: May 25, 2004, 12:09:24 PM »
    try this>http://www.litepc.com/ieradicator.html  or in the add/remove section you could try a ie6 repair but another option is mozilla or avant browsers which are better than ie6