How to Uninstall Internet Explorer 9 on Windows 7 SP1 and Revert to IE8

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Windows 7 with service pack 1 comes loaded with Internet Explorer 9 by default. You can revert to Internet Explorer 8 by following theses steps:

  • Open "Programs and Features", formerly called "Add or Remove Programs", by clicking on the start button (or by holding down "Windows key + R" to bring up the run menu) and typing appwiz.cpl and hit enter. Click on "View installed  updates":Internet Explorer 9 Remove 1
  • Select "Windows Internet Explorer 9" from the update list and click "Uninstall" Internet Explorer 9 Remove 2
  • Reboot your computer and you will have Internet Explorer 8

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