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How do I Repair IE7 Beta2

By jgreenha ·
I loaded IE7 Beta2 to computer, then had problems with motherboard. Supplier repaired Windows XP to fix drivers for motjherboard. I am now unable to access Internet Explorer. It seems that the file wininet.dll has been overwritted with an older version. When I try to reload IE7, I am told that ie7 is already loaded and that I should remove it through the Control Panel. However, i5t no longer appears in the Control Panel. Is there a way I can force a reload of IE7 Beta2? I assume there should be a registry key change which will let me do this.

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IE 7 Removal

by Vawns In reply to How do I Repair IE7 Beta2

Hiya,

It took me a while to figure out how to remove it too, here's what you need to do:

Click Start, click Run, type appwiz.cpl, and then click OK.
Click to select the Show updates check box.
Scroll through the list of installed programs to the Windows XP ? Software Updates section.
In the Windows XP ? Software Updates section, click Internet Explorer 7 Beta 2 Preview, and then click Remove.
In the Software Update Removal Wizard dialog box, click Next..
Click Finish when the process has finished, and then restart the computer.

Cheers,

Vawns

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IE7 Removal

by jgreenha In reply to IE 7 Removal

Unfortunately, Internet Explorer 7 Beta 2 Preview does not appear in Control Panel, whether Show Updates is ticked or not. IE6 has been loaded over it. When I click on IE, the following comes up in a dialog box "The procedure entry point InternetGetSecurityInforBy URLW could not be located in the dynamic link library Wininet.dll. I tried to replace the file with one from another computer also running IE 7, but it was being used by another program. I am hoping that a change to a key in registry may make it possible to reload ie 7.

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now has IE7 beta2 ,good, i will look for...

by zhangyan327 In reply to How do I Repair IE7 Beta2

now has IE7 beta2 ,good, i will look for...

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This worked for me

by pointman In reply to How do I Repair IE7 Beta2

This may help (or not)

The repair for Spysheriff (smithrem.exe) replaced wininet.dll with the wrong version for me. I downloaded IE7Beta2 and extracted it using WinRAR. I then copied the version 7 wininet.dll from the IE7BETA2 directory created by WinRAR in to the c:\windows\system32 directory, overwriting the older wininet.dll.

Next I went to start->run and ran this command:

regsvr32 /n /i:"" WinInet.dll

This registered the Wininet.dll file.

Lastly, I rebooted the machine and everything seems to be working well including my Windows XP Firewall which was also disabled.

Hope it helps.

Mike

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