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Internet Explorer 9 and explore.exe problem

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My friend is having this problem. I'll post what he told me:

Internet Explorer 9 didn't install correctly. This causes it to be impossible to delete because permissions were not set for ANY user or resource. Also, anything involving a Windows Explorer Browser causes explorer.exe to shut down. Attempts to reinstall from internet in or out of safe mode result in the error (cannot install because most recent version is installed).

Any fix for this? It's a pretty odd problem I'm not totally sure on how to fix it. Ideas?
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Don't use IE....and download Firefox or Chrome...

Does it not show up in the remove programs area to uninstall?
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Originally Posted by Strider_2001 View Post
Don't use IE....and download Firefox or Chrome...

Does it not show up in the remove programs area to uninstall?
I told him IE was trash. He said it's impossible to delete because IE has no permissions set for ANY user (administrator, him, etc) He can't uninstall it because anything using the Windows Explore browser (which is just about everything, My Computer, My Documents, etc.) causes explore.exe to shut down.
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About only thing I can think of is to restore the pc to a previous restore point...

Other than that maybe a fresh install of Windows...

Might be worth giving Microsoft a call to see what they have to say...
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