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Postby Engelbert » Thu Oct 05, 2017 12:04 am

my laptop crashed had two backup discs managed to install it back on but when i click on to browse the internet.it comes up it has been moved or changed do you want to delete the short cut is there any way i can retrieve the explorer so i can get the updates ive done the system restore but dont work tried restore internet settings dont work any ideas just want to get on to explorer so i can update....
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Postby Burket » Thu Oct 05, 2017 11:14 am


I would use windows explorer to find the location of explorer.exe then create a new icon.

Yes you can delete just the old icon safely.

It sounds like the restore has mucked up the path to explorer.

The other way is to right click on the explorer icon, go to properties and change the path to the correct location for explorer.

If you can get onto the net at all with the laptop you could re-download and install explorer.

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Postby Carnell » Thu Oct 05, 2017 6:46 pm

look under program files.

C\Program Files\Internet Explorer\


C\Program Files (x86)\Internet Explorer\

possibly if you're on a 64-bit system.

then right-click iexplore.exe, click "create shortcut".
it will either put the shortcut there, from where you can move it to the desktop, or it will complain that "windows cannot create a shortcut here.
do you want the shortcut to be placed on your desktop instead?" in which case you click yes.
this differs depending on what operating system you have (I'm thinking of XP and Vista here)
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Postby Niece » Sun Oct 08, 2017 2:02 am

Colanth shares my view on this matter.

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Postby Bowyn » Mon Oct 09, 2017 2:48 am


Download it again and see if that makes a difference
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Postby japhet » Tue Oct 10, 2017 10:37 pm

It's time to start thinking about using Firefox.
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Postby Raimundo » Wed Oct 11, 2017 2:46 am

Look in Windows explorer for the ie exe: C:/Program Files/Internet Explorer/iexplore

Then create a shortcut for that.
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