Internet Explorer 5.5 and 6 Do Not Prompt for an Installation Location on Windows 2000

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SYMPTOMS

When you install Internet Explorer 5.5 or 6 in Microsoft Windows 2000, you are not prompted to specify an installation location for Internet Explorer.

CAUSE

This behavior occurs because Internet Explorer 5.5 and 6 install only core browser and scripting files in existing folders in Windows 2000. You cannot specify a new location.

STATUS

This behavior is by design.

MORE INFORMATION

For additional information, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
256340 Information About Internet Explorer 5.5 Setup on a Windows 2000-Based Computer

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Article ID: 257233 - Last Review: February 28, 2014 - Revision: 4.2
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0, when used with:
    • Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server
    • Microsoft Windows 2000 Datacenter Server
    • Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional Edition
    • Microsoft Windows 2000 Server
    • Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0 Standard Edition
    • Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition
    • Microsoft Windows NT Workstation 4.0 Developer Edition
    • Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition
    • Microsoft Windows 98 Second Edition
    • Microsoft Windows 98 Standard Edition
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