IE6 Repairs, By The Book

Hello Fred…. Still enjoying Langalist Plus…..
Have been searching each issue for a reliable routine to "Repair" IE6….IE6 SP-1.
Have tried everything out there…and have not found anything that works.  Under Win XP Pro, IE6 does not show up in the Add/Remove Programs display…..and by George no other place (that I can find)…..
Don’t know if this would be a "biggie" for your readers…but for this ole’ boy from Mississippi, it would be a godsend….cause I have clients that regularly need some remedy, rather than doing the full Montie repair.
Thanks for your time…and keep up the good work.. Windy Wes McIngvale

You’re not alone, Wes. In fact, enough people have been looking for this that Microsoft posted a Knowledgebase item: "How to Reinstall or Repair Internet Explorer and Outlook Express in Windows XP:"

There’s third-party help available too, via:


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Fred Langa

About Fred Langa

Fred Langa is senior editor. His LangaList Newsletter merged with Windows Secrets on Nov. 16, 2006. Prior to that, Fred was editor of Byte Magazine (1987 to 1991) and editorial director of CMP Media (1991 to 1996), overseeing Windows Magazine and others.