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How to Uninstall IE8

If you've found that Internet Explorer 8 isn't to your liking, you can uninstall it and revert back to IE7 (or IE6). The method for performing the uninstall will depend on whether you are running XP or Vista.

Removing IE8 on Windows XP:

1. Click the Start Button and select Control Panel.

2. Select Add or Remove Programs.

3. Find and select Windows Internet Explorer 8 from the list of available applications.

4. Click the Remove button.

5. Restart your system.



Removing IE8 on Windows Vista::

1. Click the Start Button and select Control Panel.

2. Select Programs (Programs and Features if you're using the Classic View).

3. Select View installed updates (it will be under the Tasks column if you're using the Classic View).

4. Find and select Windows Internet Explorer 8 from the list of available updates.

5. Click the Uninstall button at the top of the list.

6. Restart your system.