How do I reinstall Internet Explorer on Windows 7?

Go back to Control Panel, Add/Remove Programs, Turn Windows features on or off, and in there, check the Internet Explorer box. Click OK and Internet Explorer should be reinstalled. This approach may require that you have installation media, or it may attempt to download what it needs from the internet.
A.

How do you restore Internet Explorer?

To reset the Internet Explorer:
  1. Open Control Panel.
  2. Open Internet Options.
  3. Go to the Advanced Tab.
  4. Click on the Reset Button.
  5. Confirm by clicking OK.
  6. After the reset, reopen Internet Explorer and see if the problem is gone.
  • How do I restore my Internet Explorer?

    Reset Internet Explorer settings
    1. Close all Internet Explorer windows. Select the Tools button, and then select Internet options.
    2. Select the Advanced tab, and then select Reset.
    3. In the Reset Internet Explorer Settings dialog box, select Reset.
    4. When Internet Explorer finishes applying default settings, select Close, and then select OK.
  • How do I get the taskbar back on my computer?

    If Auto Hide is not enabled, move the Taskbar up by following the steps below.
    1. Press Ctrl+Esc or your Windows key to make Start Menu appear.
    2. Determine where Start Menu appears. By default, it should be the bottom left corner.
    3. Press Esc.
    4. Move the mouse cursor over that gray line.
  • How do I find the Tools menu in Internet Explorer?

    Permanently show the File, Edit, View menu
    1. Press the Alt key to temporarily show the File menu.
    2. Click View.
    3. Click Toolbars.
    4. Click Menu Bar.
B.

How do I enable Internet Explorer on Windows 7?

Steps
  1. Make sure you have downloaded the web browser you intend to use before moving on (see Warnings).
  2. Open the Start Menu.
  3. Go to Control Panel.
  4. Click "Programs"
  5. Under "Programs and Features" click "Turn Windows Features on or off"
  6. Click Yes in the UAC window that may pop up depending on your settings.
  • How do I get the Internet Explorer icon on my desktop?

    To create a shortcut to Internet Explorer on your desktop, follow these steps:
    1. Click Start, and then locate the Internet Explorer icon on the Start menu.
    2. Right-click and drag the Internet Explorer icon from the Start menu to your desktop, and then click Create Shortcuts Here, or click Copy Here.
  • How do you open up Internet Explorer?

    Part 3 Making Internet Explorer Your Default Browser (Windows 8.1 and Earlier)
    1. Open the Control Panel.
    2. Click "Programs" and then "Default Programs."
    3. Click "Set your default programs."
    4. Select "Internet Explorer" from the list of programs.
    5. Click the "Set this program as default" button.
  • Where is my start button?

    First, in Windows 8.1, the Start button (Windows button) is back. It's there in the lower-left corner of the desktop, right where it always was. (It even appears in TileWorld if you point your mouse to that corner.) The Start button does not open the traditional Start menu, however.
C.

How do I reset Internet Explorer on Windows 7?

To reset these settings, in Windows 7. 8, you will have to follow these steps: Click Start, type inetcpl.cpl in the Start Search box, and hit enter. In the Internet Properties dialog box, click the Advanced tab, and then click Restore advanced settings.
  • How do I reset Internet Explorer on Windows 7?

    To reset these settings, in Windows 7. 8, you will have to follow these steps: Click Start, type inetcpl.cpl in the Start Search box, and hit enter. In the Internet Properties dialog box, click the Advanced tab, and then click Restore advanced settings.
  • How do I reinstall Internet Explorer?

    Go back to Control Panel, Add/Remove Programs, Turn Windows features on or off, and in there, check the Internet Explorer box. Click OK and Internet Explorer should be reinstalled. This approach may require that you have installation media, or it may attempt to download what it needs from the internet.
  • How do you get to Internet Options?

    Way 1: Open it in the Tools menu. In Internet Explorer, click Tools on the Menu bar and choose Internet options in the menu. Way 2: Access Internet Options via the Tools button. After opening Internet Explorer, tap the top-right Tools button (i.e. the gear icon) and select Internet options in the list.

Updated: 25th November 2019

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