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Tuesday, November 22, 2011

How to uninstall Internet Explorer 9 for Windows Vista

The following article describes how to uninstall Internet Explorer 9 in Windows Vista.
  1. Click on the Start button in the bottom left, then choose Control Panel on the right.

    Control Panel

  2. In the Control Panel, select Uninstall a Program or Programs and Features.

    Uninstall a Program

  3. Click View Installed Updates

    View Installed Updates

  4. Scroll down the list to find Windows Internet Explorer 9. Click to highlight it.

    Windows Internet Explorer 9

  5. Click Uninstall above the list of updates.


  6. Wait a moment as it is uninstalled.


  7. When prompted to restart the computer, choose Restart Later

    Restart Later

  8. Click on the Start button in the bottom left corner of the screen, then on the list of programs select Windows Update.

    Windows Update

  9. In Windows Update, choose the Check for Updates option in the top left.

    Check for Updates

  10. Once the check is completed, click on the option in the middle that says 1 Important Update is Available
    • Note: it may say that more than one update is available.

    Important update available
  11. Locate Internet Explorer 9 item on the list.

    Internet Explorer 9

  12. Right-click on the Internet Explorer 9 update and choose Hide Update
    • Note: This step is optional, and is here to prevent Internet Explorer 9 from being automatically installed again. If you want to reinstall it, skip this step and restart your computer.

    Hide update

  13. Once finished, restart your computer to complete the process.
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