How to Uninstall IE9 and Revert Back to IE8

Microsoft recently launched the RC of Internet Explorer 9 with several feature and fixes. If by any chance you are not happy from IE9 and want to revert back to IE8 on your computer here is how it can be done.

  1. Open the Run windows by <Windows key>+ R and run appwiz.cpl

    appwiz IE(

  2. On the Add-Remove program window that just opened up click on ‘view installed updates’.
  3. search for Internet Explorer 9, right click and uninstall
    ie9 uninstall
  4. Voila that’s all, now restart your computer after the uninstallation is over.
    IE9 uninstall finished

You can uninstall several other unwanted updates from your Windows 7 from the above trick.


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Ashish Mundhra from Siliguri (India) loves exploring the gamut of new developments in the technology field. Once versed with the knowledge, he loves sharing his experiences and experiments with the world.

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