Uninstalling IE9 and reverting to IE8 or IE7

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If you are not satisfied with the new version of Internet Explorer 9, you can always uninstall it and revert to IE7 or IE8.

  • Close Internet Explorer and other programs
  • Click Start, then Control Panel, Programs and Features
  • In the left pane, click View installed updates.
  • Find Windows Internet Explorer 9 on the list of installed updates, right click on it and select Uninstall
  • When a Uninstall an update dialog appears, click Yes. Follow the screen instructions to uninstall Internet Explorer 9
  • Once the uninstall IE9 complete, restart the computer
  • After the restart, the previous version of Internet Explorer that was on the computer is restored.

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