How to: Uninstall Internet Explorer 9

You were the first one to download it, you tested all of its tools and functions, and you collected a bunch of webslices and accelerators… But now you just want to get rid of Internet Explorer 9. Don’t worry, we won’t judge you for it!

However you may need help to uninstall Microsoft’s latest browser, as the process is not as clear as you might think. Here’s a short guide on how to remove Internet Explorer 9 from your system and move on to another browser.

1. Click the Start button, go to the Control Panel and select Uninstall a program (if you have the settings sorted by Category) or Programs and Features if you have the Icon view.

How to: Uninstall Internet Explorer 9

2. You’ll see Internet Explorer 9 is not included in the default list of installed software, because it’s considered to be an update. You’ll need to select the View installed updates option in order to make it appear on the list.

How to: Uninstall Internet Explorer 9

3. Wait until the program list has been populated, and scroll down until you find Internet Explorer 9. Select it and hit the Uninstall button.

How to: Uninstall Internet Explorer 9

4. Windows will uninstall Internet Explorer 9. The process can take a few minutes and requires a system restart afterwards. Note that this doesn’t mean you don’t have Internet Explorer on your system – Windows just downgrades it to version 8.

How to: Uninstall Internet Explorer 9

[Via: OnSoftware Spain]

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