Why don't I have install problems w/ Opera and Firefox?

Discussion in 'Internet Explorer' started by ilmor, Apr 29, 2006.

  1. ilmor

    ilmor Guest

    Microsoft - please get your act together please and fix the bugs that prevent
    installation of ie7. I am having the typical registry errors which are also
    preventing many others from trying the beta. Thanks.
    ilmor, Apr 29, 2006
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  2. The fault isn't Microsoft's, but anti-spyware/anti-virus.
    Anti-spyware/anti-virus changes some of the registry portions so it can't be
    changed, that's what's causing your problems.

    Sorry you're having install issues,
    Rous and Associates, May 1, 2006
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  3. ilmor

    ilmor Guest

    I appreciate that response, however firstly I am using a Microsoft
    Antispyware program called Defender. Prior to that, I used Microsolf
    Antispyware. Prior to that I used Yahoo Antispyware. These are all
    well-known programs. Secondy, it is Microsoft's job to work around those
    issues and provide a product that will install on a computer which runs
    Microsoft's operating system (XP). If Microsoft knows that other software is
    changing the registry, then they know what to do to change it back.
    ilmor, May 1, 2006
  4. ilmor

    hypersal Guest

    I am having tnothing but problems since attempting to install 7 beta 2. The
    install did not complete and it required a system reboot which further
    corupted my system. I no longer are able to run explorer or outlook express
    or outlook for that matter. I am unable to uninstall 7 beta 2 nad unabel to
    reinstall ie 6 or 7. ALso many other programs that rely on WININET.dll area
    also impacted or are not functioning since I tried to install IE7 beta. I
    wwas running IE6 prior to all this and was basically fine. TO go around
    this problem now, since I have recieved no help from Microsoft TECH support.
    (still waiting for that return call....) I installed firefox and
    thunderbird (mail client) both from Mozilla. ANd they are working fine.

    THanks microsoft for forcing me to see how the competition is better.
    hypersal, May 1, 2006
  5. ilmor

    ilmor Guest

    WOW - after all I've read, I'm GLAD I can't install ie7. Is this what we
    have to look forward to with Vista???
    ilmor, May 2, 2006
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