IE7 and Windows updates

By Murray Bourne, 17 Aug 2006

This was not made very obvious when I installed IE7:

OS Updates--Do not reinstall any version of Microsoft Windows in any way after you install Internet Explorer 7. Do not upgrade in place or upgrade to a new edition. The workaround is to remove Internet Explorer 7 Beta, install operating system updates, and then reinstall Internet Explorer.

(Found at IE7's Release Notes.)

Hmm - of course, several updates have automatically installed themselves since then. So should I expect a blue screen of death sometime soon...?

See the 2 Comments below.

2 Comments on “IE7 and Windows updates”

  1. Vinod says:

    I've got a copy of Ubuntu Linux with your name on it!

  2. Murray says:

    Thanks, Vinod. Bring on open source... ^_^

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