Installing Internet Explorer® in Microsoft® Windows® 7
Internet Explorer is the default Internet browsing application from Microsoft. Although Windows 7 comes with the Internet Explorer application built into it, you can install the next version of Internet Explorer on the system. When installing the Internet Explorer on Windows 7 system, users have to take some steps to ensure that system is well protected from malwares (as majority of all malware spread via Internet). Windows 7 users installing Internet Explorer must make sure that the Internet Explorer application is integrated with the firewall. Users are also advised to enable proxies on the browser so that the downloads can be done anonymously.
Following details give information regarding tips to keep in mind while installing Internet Explorer on Windows 7:
- Run antivirus program
- Resolve system errors
- Create restore point
Run antivirus program
When installing Internet Explorer on Windows 7, you must ensure that the system is totally free off all kinds of infections. This is because if malware are present, it is very likely that the installation would run into errors or get corrupted. The malware from the system should be removed by running the antivirus program on the system. Even unused partitions of hard disk must be scanned and cleaned off all possible infections.
Resolve system errors
Before installing Internet Explorer on Windows 7, you must ensure that the Operating System does not have any errors or issues that might cause problems during installation. System errors mean issues within the registry and errors with some of the system files to be associated with Internet Explorer application. Windows 7 users are advised to clean the registry of the system and then also check the integrity of system files (and then repair the OS if required) to get Internet Explorer installed without any issues.
Windows 7 users installing Internet Explorer on the system are recommended to create a restore point prior to the installation process. The restore point must be created as a precautionary measure so that even if some major problems such as blue screen errors or system errors do come up, system can be easily restored back to ideal working state using the System Restore tool.
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