Monday, March 22, 2010

How to reinstall Internet Explorer from the WINXP CD

Sometimes you may want to reinstall IE 6.0 from your XP CD. This can also be tried if sfc /scannow has failed to fix it.

To do so follow these steps:

1.Insert the Windows XP CD in your CD drive.

2.Open Start / Run and type:

rundll32.exe setupapi,InstallHinfSection DefaultInstall 132 c:\windows\inf\ie.inf

(in one long line. Just copy/paste the above entry)

3.Press ENTER

4.Close IE and reopen it again.