Tuesday, January 26, 2010

I want to perform repair installation in the latest version of Internet explorer installed computer

This is one of the major issues occurs when performing repair installation of Windows XP. The issue is, if you have installed a later version of Internet Explorer in your Computer and you’re going to repair the Windows XP Operating System, you should uninstall the Internet Explorer 7 or Internet Explorer 8 from the XP based Computer. If you don’t do this, the Internet Explorer will never work once you finish the repair installation in the Computer. Moreover, you can uninstall the later version and install the Internet Explorer 6. Once you finish the repair installation, you can reinstall the later version of Internet Explorer.



You should verify the version of Windows XP that is installed on the Computer
1. Press Windows Key and R Key and type “winver” in the Run command and then press Enter. Or else, click Start, choose Run, type Winver.exe in the Open box, and then click on OK.
2. Now, you can know the Windows Operating System installed in the Computer.
If you find Windows XP Service Pack 2 (SP2) or Windows XP Service Pack 3 (SP3) in your Computer:
Follow these steps:
1. Click on Start, choose Run, type appwiz.cpl in the Open box, and then click on OK. This will open the Add/Remove programs in the Computer.
2. Thereafter, in the “Currently installed programs” list, choose Windows Internet Explorer 7, or click Windows Internet Explorer 8, and then click Remove.
If you don’t find Windows XP Service Pack 2 (SP2) or Windows XP Service Pack 3 (SP3) in your Computer:
Follow these steps:
1. Click on Start, choose Run, type appwiz.cpl in the Open box, and then click on OK. This will open the Add/Remove programs in the Computer.
2. Thereafter, in the “Currently installed programs” list, choose Windows Internet Explorer 7, or click Windows Internet Explorer 8, and then click Remove.
If Internet Explorer is not listed in the Currently installed programs list, you can follow these following steps:
1. You should open a command prompt, by pressing Windows Key + R Key.
2. Then type the following commands, and then press ENTER after each command:

This is for Windows Internet Explorer 8
cd \Windows\ie8\Spuninst
batch Spuninst.txt

Remember, the ie8 folder is a hidden folder.

This is for Windows Internet Explorer 7
cd \Windows\ie7\Spuninst
batch Spuninst.txt

Remember, The ie7 folder is a hidden folder.
You can uninstall the Internet Explorer in the Recovery Console, if it is not possible through the above way.
To install the Recovery Console, follow these steps:
• First, you should insert the Windows XP CD into the CD-ROM drive.
• Then click Start, and then choose Run.
• Then in the Run command box, type d:\i386\winnt32.exe /cmdcons where d is the drive letter for the CD-ROM drive. In the case of 'Microsoft Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, type d:\amd64\winnt32.exe /cmdcons where d is the drive letter for the CD-ROM drive.
• Now, you can view a Windows Setup Dialog Box on the screen. Moreover, you can have the Recovery Console option. By clicking Yes, you can confirm the installation.
• Thereafter, restart the computer.
• If you restart the Computer next time, "Microsoft Windows Recovery Console" appears on the startup menu.
• Then type the following commands, and then press ENTER after each command:

This is for Windows Internet Explorer 8
CD ie8\spuninst
batch Spuninst.txt

This is for Windows Internet Explorer 7
CD ie7\spuninst
batch Spuninst.txt

3. Now, just insert the XP Installation CD in the Computer optical drive and then restart the Computer.
4. Now, you can perform a Repair Installation of Windows XP. Once you finish the Repair installation process, start the Internet Explorer 6 and then ensure if it works.
5. Thereafter, Install the latest service pack for Windows XP.

If the repair installation process is succeeded, you can reinstall the later version of Internet Explorer. If you’re going to install the Internet Explorer 7 or 8, you should have the Internet Explorer installation package. This package will be still available on the Computer from the first time you installed the later version of the Internet Explorer.

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