Unable to use IE 7

By chirag_gajjar ยท 4 replies
Dec 4, 2008
  1. Hi!

    I currently have IE 6 on my PC. I want to use some dialer program on net which requires IE 7. Now i have downloaded installation files for IE 7 and tried to instal. But it asked for some check. Then I installed some files which bypassed this step and allowed me installation. However, after restarting the PC, I get message that Windows Explorer faced some problem and needs to be closed. Then there are no icons on the screen and nothing. All I have to do is to restore back my system n uninstall IE7.

    Please guide me.

  2. rmammen

    rmammen TS Rookie Posts: 26

    IE 7 has the following requirements:

    Computer with a 233MHz processor or higher (Pentium processor recommended)
    Windows XP Service Pack 2 (SP2), Windows XP Service Pack 3 (SP3), Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, or Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1 (SP1)
    * Windows XP Service Pack 2 (SP2) - 64 MB
    * Windows XP Service Pack 3 (SP3) - 64 MB
    * Windows XP Professional x64 Edition - 128 MB
    * Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1 (SP1) - 64 MB
    * Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1 ia64 - 128 MB
    CD-ROM drive (if installation is done from a CD-ROM)
    Super VGA (800 x 600) or higher-resolution monitor with 256 colors
    Modem or Internet connection; Microsoft Mouse, Microsoft IntelliMouse, or compatible pointing device

    If you don't have these devices, specifically the cpu, os/sp, or ram, then that might be your problem.
  3. Bobbye

    Bobbye Helper on the Fringe Posts: 16,334   +36

    Trying to troubleshoot a system problem with no system information is like trying to read a book in a closet with no light! It can't be done. We can only act on the information we're given and so far, you haven't given us any!
  4. chirag_gajjar

    chirag_gajjar TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 19

    Well, my system specifications are:

    Windows Xp (SP-2)
    256 MB Ram

    Wat else do you require?
  5. gguerra

    gguerra TS Guru Posts: 319

    Let me guess.. You couldnt update/install to IE7 because your windows did not validate? So you found a fix but that didnt work and now you are stuck.. Use System Restore (if you can) and start over.
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