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Summary of Components That Are Installed When You Install Internet Explorer 6

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SUMMARY
The components installed by Internet Explorer 6 differ according to your computer's operating system and the selected installation type. This article lists all of the components of Internet Explorer 6 and Internet Tools that are available for installation on the various Windows operating systems.

NOTE: Unless otherwise specified, the version number of the components listed below is 6.00.2600.0000.
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Microsoft Windows 98 and Microsoft Windows 98 Second Edition (SE)

  • Internet Explorer 6 Web Browser
  • Microsoft Outlook Express 6
  • Address Book
  • Internet Connection Wizard
  • Windows Media Player (version 6.04.07.1119)
  • Windows Media Player Codecs (version 6.04.07.1028)
  • DirectDrawEx (version 4.71.1113.0)
  • Microsoft Data Access Components (MDAC) subset (version 2.10.3711.9)
  • Dynamic HTML Data Binding (version 5.5000.3130.0)
  • DirectAnimation (version 6.01.09.727)
  • Language Packs {Japanese, Korean, Pan-European, Chinese [Traditional and Simplified], Thai, Hebrew, Vietnamese, Arabic)
  • Internet Explorer Core Fonts (version 1.00.0000.6)
  • Additional Web Fonts (version 1.00.0000.6)
  • AOL ART Image Format Support (version 5.0.0.2)
  • Offline Browsing Pack
  • Task Scheduler (version 4.71.1968.1)
  • Advanced Authoring
  • Internet Explorer Help and Help Engine (version 4.74.9273.0)
  • Internet Explorer Browsing Enhancements
  • MSN Site Access (version 4.9.9.2)
  • Uniscribe (version 1.400.2411.1)
  • Vector Graphics Rendering
  • OLE Automation (version 2.40.4518.0)
  • Visual Basic Scripting Support (version 5.6.0.6626)
  • Internet Explorer Exception Pack
  • Macromedia Flash Player (version 5.0.42.0)

Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition (Me)

  • Internet Explorer 6 Web browser
  • Microsoft Outlook Express 6
  • Address Book
  • Windows Media Player (version 6.04.07.1119)
  • Internet Explorer Browsing Enhancements
  • Offline Browsing Pack
  • Advanced Authoring
  • Uniscribe (version 1.400.2411.1)
  • Vector Graphics Rendering
  • Visual Basic Scripting Support
  • Language Packs (Japanese, Korean, Pan-European, Chinese [Traditional and Simplified], Thai, Hebrew, Vietnamese, Arabic)
  • Internet Explorer Exception Pack

Microsoft Windows NT 4.0

  • Internet Explorer 6 Web browser
  • Microsoft Outlook Express 6
  • Address Book
  • Internet Connection Wizard
  • Windows Media Player (version 6.04.07.1119)
  • Windows Media Player Codecs (version 6.04.07.1028)
  • DirectDrawEx (version 4.71.1113.0)
  • Microsoft Data Access Components (MDAC) subset (version 2.10.3711.9)
  • Dynamic HTML Data Binding (version 5.5000.3130.0)
  • DirectAnimation (version 6.01.09.727)
  • Internet Explorer Browsing Enhancements
  • Internet Explorer Help and Help Engine (version 4.74.9273.0)
  • Language Packs
  • Internet Explorer Core Fonts (version 1.00.0000.6)
  • Additional Web Fonts (version 1.00.0000.6)
  • AOL ART Image Format Support (version 5.0.0.2)
  • Offline Browsing Pack
  • Task Scheduler (version 4.71.1968.1)
  • Advanced Authoring
  • MSN Site Access (version 4.9.9.2)
  • Uniscribe (version 1.400.2411.1)
  • Vector Graphics Rendering
  • OLE Automation (version 2.40.4518.0)
  • Visual Basic Scripting Support (version 5.6.0.6626)
  • Language Packs (Japanese, Korean, Pan-European, Chinese [Traditional and Simplified], Thai, Hebrew, Vietnamese, Arabic)
  • Internet Explorer Exception Pack
  • Macromedia Flash Player (version 5.0.42.0)
NOTE: Versions of Internet Explorer 6 customized with the Internet Explorer Administration Kit (IEAK) by a corporate administrator can also install the Windows Desktop Update component version 4.72.3612.1706 on Windows NT 4.0.

Microsoft Windows 2000

Note that the Install Minimal, or customize your browser option is not available when you install on a Windows 2000-based computer. As a result, the Component Options dialog box is not available, and therefore you cannot select individual Internet Explorer components. Setup installs the following components:
  • Internet Explorer 6 Web browser
  • Microsoft Outlook Express 6
  • Windows Media Player (version 6.04.07.1119)
  • Visual Basic Scripting Support (version 5.6.0.6626)
  • Internet Explorer Exception Pack

Microsoft Windows XP

Windows XP already includes Internet Explorer 6, but installation of Internet Explorer 6 is supported on Windows XP to allow customizations (branding). As a result, the Internet Explorer Exception Pack is also installed on Windows XP, because this component is not included with Windows XP.

Versions of Internet Explorer customized with the IEAK by your Internet service provider, Internet content provider, or your corporate administrator can be installed on Windows XP so that customizations (branding) are applied.The Install Minimal, or customize your browser option is not available when you install Internet Explorer 6 on a Windows XP-based computer. As a result, the Component Options dialog box is not available, and therefore you cannot select individual Internet Explorer components.

General Information

For information about downloading and installing Internet Explorer 6, browse to the following Microsoft Web site: For additional information about installing Internet Explorer 6 Public Preview, click the article numbers below to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
293513 Availability and Description of Internet Explorer 6
298637 No Option to Install Web Folders When You Install Internet Explorer 6
282841 Internet Explorer 6 Upgrade Does Not Install MSN Messenger
299893 Unable to Install FTP Folders When You Install Internet Explorer 6
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Article ID: 298624 - Last Review: 01/31/2007 19:17:42 - Revision: 4.3

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