How do you repair Internet Explorer 7 through WIndows Vista?

Hello. Is there a way to repair Internet Explorer 7 in Windows Vista? (This is not the download/install IE 7 setup installer that Windows XP users use to upgrade from IE 6 to IE 7. This is the intigrated IE 7 in Windows Vista, if this information makes any difference.) My first choice is not a 3rd party repair tool. Repair IE 7 through Windows is preferred. ...unless you can provide me a 3rd party repair tool or you cannot think of a Windows repair alternative. Please provide me a solution. Thanks!  
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war1Connect With a Mentor Commented:
Hello montecarlo1987,

Internet Explorer 7 is part of the operating system in Windows Vista.  So to repair IE7, you need to reinstall Vista.

Hope this helps!
insert your Vista disc
right click the CMD in the start menu, run as administrator.

hope this helps
montecarlo1987Author Commented:
An idea: Can you download and install the setup installer for IE 7 (that is the one you would install in Windows XP) in Windows Vista? ...that is somehow placed over the IE 7 built into Windows VIsta? I know it may sound crazy and logically not work on the outset... ...BUT REALLY, WOULD IT??? Please elaborate if ideas and factual knowledge. Thanks!
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mb042Connect With a Mentor Commented:
Fact: No, you will get the message "IE7 is not supported on this operating system"
Did you try the SFC yet? What exactly is the issue you are having?
ghiggins78Connect With a Mentor Commented:
Hi Montcarlo1987,

No you cannot reinstall IE7 in Vista I am afraid.
Here is Microsofts guide on what to do in Vista if your IE7 installation goes wrong.
montecarlo1987, any update?
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You could also search through the registry fo rthe text "isinstalled". There is a DWORD value set to 1 for being installed. Find the line for Internet Explorer and then change the DWORD value to 0 and you can then install IE over itself.
Install IE 8 for VISTA  on top of it and UNINSTALL 8IE if you dont want, so that IE 7 will pe re configured by the OS configure files
My machine crashed before I had a chance to write anything.  Will call my bank now to cancel my account with you since it's impossible to continue.  I will Format-C my machine now with Vista OS.
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If you can open IE7, go to Tools > Internet Options > Advanced and press the "Reset" button. This resets everything to do with IE7. I

f this doesn't work, or your IE7 will not open at all, try to access the Internet options through the control panel and follow the same steps.

I hope this helps you.
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