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Thread: Repairing Internet Explorer on Windows XP

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Sep 2002


    A friend of mine has broken his Internet Explorer somehow while using Ad aware. If he clicks explorer or attempts to use a link, explorer starts to open and then a 'send an error report to ms..' window comes up.

    I downloaded the IE 6.0 web installer and sent it to him over MSN. He downloaded the updates and his pc restarted. Still getting the same error :\

    Is there any way to reinstall IE completely on XP? or to do a repair?

    Thanks for any help.

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Sep 2002
    Central Alberta , Canada


    Check out this thread it should solve your problem easily if you scroll down to Mr. C's responce and follow his advice.
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  3. #3
    Join Date
    Nov 2001


    Actually with Windows XP there are a couple of extra steps involved.
    That link should have all the info you need to get IE repaired.

    If that fails, this page has some nice pics +info for reinstalling after a necessary registry tweak;
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