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Reduce system restarts after you update to Internet Explorer 9 in Windows 7
Article ID: 2467023 - View products that this article applies to.
In some scenarios, after you install Internet Explorer 9, or a later version of Internet Explorer update from Windows Update or Microsoft Update, you may be prompted to restart your computer. This update reduces the number of scenarios in which a restart is required.
How to obtain this update
Method 1: Download the update from the Microsoft Update websiteThis update is available from the Microsoft Update website:
Method 2: Download the update from the Microsoft Download CenterThe following files are available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:
119591 How to obtain Microsoft support files from online servicesMicrosoft scanned this file for viruses. Microsoft used the most current virus-detection software that was available on the date that the file was posted. The file is stored on security-enhanced servers that help prevent any unauthorized changes to the file.
PrerequisitesTo apply this update, you must be running Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2.
Registry informationTo use the update in this package, you do not have to make any changes to the registry.
Restart requirementYou may have to restart the computer after you apply this update.
Update replacement informationThis update does not replace a previously released update.
File informationThe global version of this hotfix installs files that have the attributes that are listed in the following tables. The dates and the times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). The dates and the times for these files on your local computer are displayed in your local time together with your current daylight saving time (DST) bias. Additionally, the dates and the times may change when you perform certain operations on the files.
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Article ID: 2467023 - Last Review: July 12, 2012 - Revision: 8.0