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Which updates required to install internet explorer 8.0 on windows xp ??

Posted on 2011-02-22
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i want to install internet explorer 8.0 on windows xp, but how can i install ??
when i m trying to install it gives me an error ...

what can i do ??

give me some suggestions ....
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Question by:Parth48
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by:Rhyseh
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What error are you receiving? We need some more information in order to assist.
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by:Krzysztof Pytko
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Have you tried to install Windows XP SP3 ? IE8 should be there :)

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by:dbrunton
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It requires SP2 minimum.   See http://www.microsoft.com/windows/internet-explorer/support/system-requirements.aspx

But as said earlier what error messages are you getting?
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by:Parth48
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here i attached u the error snapshot and giving u the link from where i have download the internet explorer

http://www.filehippo.com/download_internet_explorer_xp/

please refer the attached snapshot and link ...


23-02-2011-11-58-37-AM.jpg
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by:Parth48
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so now how can i install this ??
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by:dbrunton
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What Service Pack are you running of Windows XP?

In Control Panel look at System and see what version it is.
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by:pankaj0079
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Download directly from microsoft giving link
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=341c2ad5-8c3d-4347-8c03-08cdecd8852b

download and install. Make sure u r not downloading anything while installing IE8.
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by:Neil Russell
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So what happens when u click on that download button?
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by:pankaj0079
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If still having problem then download Windows Installer 3.1. Install it first then try to install IE8
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by:Parth48
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Hi @pankaj0079: where i can download Windows installer 3.1 for windows xp ??

i have service pack 2 installed on windows xp ....

so what can i do now ??
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by:Neil Russell
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Hello?

The error tells you the solution! WHAT happens when you CLICK on the DOWNLOAD button please.
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by:Neil Russell
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Also why do you not just use Windows Update Service to patch your machine up to date? Including the install of IE8.
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by:Parth48
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hi @Neilsr: when i click on i can go to the download link on microsoft.com ....
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by:pankaj0079
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Have u resolved with my suggestion or not
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by:Parth48
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Thanks @pankaj0079:

it's working ....
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Ur welcome.
Happy to hear that.
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