The following updates must be applied before installing Internet Explorer 8:
- If you are running Windows XP, install Windows XP Service Pack 2.
- If you are running Windows Vista Service Pack 1 or Windows Server 2008, install the Application Compatibility Update (KB 957388).
- If you are running Windows Vista without any service pack, install the Update for Windows Vista (KB 937287)
and Application Compatibility Update (KB 957388).
When you try to remove Windows Internet Explorer 8, the program may not appear in the Currently installed updates list in Windows Vista or in Windows Server 2008. For more information about how to resolve this problem, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
965227 Windows Internet Explorer 8 does not appear in the "Currently installed updates" list in Windows Vista or in Windows Server 2008
Article ID: 949220 - Last Review: Jan 13, 2014 - Revision: 1