How to reinstall or repair Internet Explorer in Windows

If you experience a recurring problem when you use Windows Internet Explorer, you may try to repair or reinstall the program to fix the problem. Although this may sound intimidating, this article offers the most direct, trouble-free methods to perform this task.

Reinstall Internet Explorer in Windows

Windows 8.1 and Windows 8
Windows 7, Windows Vista and Windows XP

Repair Internet Explorer in Windows

You can reset the program settings to repair your Internet Explorer. For the steps to do this, see How to reset Internet Explorer settings.
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Article ID: 318378 - Last Review: Jan 25, 2017 - Revision: 3

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