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IE 8.0 installed but also IE 6.0 installed How do I remove IE6.0 RRS feed

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  • You can't remove Internet Explorer 6 because it's part of Windows.
    If you uninstall Internet Explorer 8 Internet Explorer will automatically revert to the prior version of Internet Explorer.

    "... When you remove Internet Explorer 8, your earlier version of Internet Explorer is restored with your customizations (such as add-ins, Favorites, and your home page). However, Internet Explorer 8 is a part of Windows 7. Therefore, if you remove Internet Explorer 8, you will have to install a third-party browser to be able to connect to the Internet..."
    Cf.: "How do I uninstall or remove Internet Explorer 8?".

    Regards,
    Vincenzo Di Russo
    Microsoft® MVP Windows Internet Explorer, Windows & Security Expert - since 2003.
    Moderator in the Microsoft Answers and TechNet Forums Italy
    My MVP Profile: https://mvp.support.microsoft.com/profile/Vincenzo
    • Proposed as answer by Robinson Zhang Wednesday, January 12, 2011 2:43 AM
    • Marked as answer by Robinson Zhang Thursday, January 13, 2011 2:02 AM
    Sunday, January 9, 2011 7:28 AM

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  • You can't remove Internet Explorer 6 because it's part of Windows.
    If you uninstall Internet Explorer 8 Internet Explorer will automatically revert to the prior version of Internet Explorer.

    "... When you remove Internet Explorer 8, your earlier version of Internet Explorer is restored with your customizations (such as add-ins, Favorites, and your home page). However, Internet Explorer 8 is a part of Windows 7. Therefore, if you remove Internet Explorer 8, you will have to install a third-party browser to be able to connect to the Internet..."
    Cf.: "How do I uninstall or remove Internet Explorer 8?".

    Regards,
    Vincenzo Di Russo
    Microsoft® MVP Windows Internet Explorer, Windows & Security Expert - since 2003.
    Moderator in the Microsoft Answers and TechNet Forums Italy
    My MVP Profile: https://mvp.support.microsoft.com/profile/Vincenzo
    • Proposed as answer by Robinson Zhang Wednesday, January 12, 2011 2:43 AM
    • Marked as answer by Robinson Zhang Thursday, January 13, 2011 2:02 AM
    Sunday, January 9, 2011 7:28 AM
  • Thanks for your help.
    Thursday, January 13, 2011 5:41 AM
  • Thanks for your help.
    You're welcome. Glad to help and thank you very much for your feedback.

    Best of Luck,
    Vincenzo Di Russo
    Microsoft® MVP Windows Internet Explorer, Windows & Security Expert - since 2003.
    Moderator in the Microsoft Answers and TechNet Forums Italy
    My MVP Profile: https://mvp.support.microsoft.com/profile/Vincenzo
    Thursday, January 13, 2011 6:02 AM