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Old 05-31-2007, 04:05 PM   #1
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Question How to remove IE from my computer ???

I currently have the latest version of Internet Explorer, (I think 7.0) and I am interested in removing it and replacing it with a more safer broser like FireFox. How can I completely remove the IE?

What browser do u think u should use?
Is IE really less secure then other browsers?
Do u think this this is a good idea?

All feedback is much appreciated.

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Old 05-31-2007, 04:08 PM   #2
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Default Re: How to remove IE from my computer ???

I personally havent had any problems with IE7, if you want FF on then just install it, you can still have IE on the computer, and its hard to remove properly anyway.
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Old 05-31-2007, 04:08 PM   #3
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well , you dont haveto remove ie to get firefox , both can run at the same time , it would be best to keep both as sites like windows update only run on ie
http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/firefox/
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Old 05-31-2007, 04:10 PM   #4
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Well if u guys say that IE7 is ok and that FF wount make my comp more secure, then i guess there is no point in getting a new one..?
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Na not really
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Old 05-31-2007, 04:12 PM   #6
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IE7 is a lot more secure than the IE's of old. I would put it up close to that of Fire fox in terms of security.

Like they said above, you don't need to uninstall IE to make FF work. However, if you do want it uninstalled you can do it quite easily.

First in the add/remove programs find IE7 and uninstall it. After a restart (if it requires one, pop in the CD that came with your comptuer. Go back into the add/remove programs list, but now click the "add/remove windows components" Icon on the left side. Scroll untill you see Internet Exporer, uncheck it, and click next.
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yh id say IE is fine bin using it for probably 8 years now and no probs

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ty all, that all i needed. I will stick with my IE7 for now

PS: its so nice to get quick replyes lol
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I would say FF>>IE any day. Firefox is way faster anyway.
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IE and firefox are both good. I recommend firefox if you want themes and stuff, otherwise I'd say stick with IE7. I haven't had any issues with IE7 and I've been using it since the beta version.
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