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IE8 does not show up after uninstalling IE9

Have a client that could not go back to IE8 in Windows 7 after installing IE9. What the client was doing was going into Control Panel and turning off Windows feature IE9 where he should have uninstalled IE 9 by using the following:

To remove IE9, don’t “turn Windows features on/off”, This is what you have to do:

To uninstall Internet Explorer

The following instructions apply to both Windows 7 and Windows Vista.

  1. Click the Start button , type Programs and Features in the search box, and then click View installed updates in the left pane.
  2. Under Uninstall an update, scroll down to the Microsoft Windows section.
  3. Right-click Windows Internet Explorer 9, click Uninstall, and then, when prompted, click Yes.
  4. Click one of the following:
    • Restart now (to finish the process of uninstalling Internet Explorer 9, and restore the previous version of Internet Explorer).
    • Restart later (to wait until you shut down or restart your computer).
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