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Cannot Remove Microsoft Internet Explorer

Article ID: 186751

Article Last Modified on 1/23/2007


  • Microsoft Windows 98 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Windows 98 Second Edition
  • Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition

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You cannot remove Microsoft Internet Explorer from Windows 98 or Windows Millennium Edition (Me) because Internet Explorer is integrated into Windows 98 and Windows Me.

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When you upgrade your Microsoft Windows 95-based computer to Windows 98 or Windows Me, the Ieremove.exe tool may still exist on your computer. This tool is used to remove Internet Explorer version 4.0 or 4.01 from a Windows 95-based computer. Do not use the Ieremove.exe tool if you are using Windows 98 or Windows Me.

For additional information about the Ieremove.exe tool, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

166313 Removing Internet Explorer 4.0 for Windows 95 Using Ieremove.exe

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