IE9 No-Reboot Setup and the Windows Restart Manager

On Windows 7, Internet Explorer 9 can often be installed without rebooting the system. In cases where a system restart is required, either the system lacks one of the required prerequisites (so IE Setup is forced to install it and reboot) or a running program or service is holding one of Internet Explorer’s binaries and…

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IE8 and Vista SP2

We received an interesting question in yesterday’s IE Expert Zone chat: now that Vista SP2 is available, will users who installed IE8 before installing SP2 be able to uninstall IE8 without first uninstalling Vista SP2? The question was prompted by a limitation present in Windows XP; on XPSP2, if you first installed IE8, then installed XPSP3,…

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