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    IE8 upgrade fails

    This is my first time to post a question, but today I couldn't - 'that forum is closed'. I'm trying to upgrade IE7 to IE 8 (prep for IE9 later), but the installation keeps failing. After the endless reboots, I get a message each time saying configuration failed and it is reverting to the old status. What is going on (Vista 32 bit)? Thanks!

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    upgrade from IE7 to IE8 is failing

    I was trying to upgrade IE 7 on Vista 32 bit PC to IE 8 - installation fails after final reboot - configuration not updated properly and it is reverting to prior state. What am I doing wrong?

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    Please do not start multiple threads with the same question.

    Why not just install IE9? See How to solve IE9 instllation problems for Vista pre-requisite information.

    Joe
    Last edited by JoeP517; 2011-03-17 at 12:15.

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    Sorry about the duplicate - it was actually posted to the thread about the new site and I kept getting an error message when I tried to post. I'll be more careful. I'll check out installing IE9 but I have 30 users to support and I need to make sure they can still do their work - hence upgrade to IE 8 first.

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    IE9 is much faster and more secure than IE8.

    Are they all using Vista?

    Joe

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    I would also bypass IE 8 and go directly to IE 9. I actually think IE 9 is easier to use in addition to being more secure. The address bar and search bar are combined into one. You can put the tabs on a 2nd line rather than on the address line. You can enable or disable toll bars at the top in each user PC to make the browser customized for each user. This allows users to set up the browser to make it easier for them to use.
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