Ie 11 Will Not Install Windows 10

If you find the IE (Internet Explorer) will not install there are several things to try but I have found the most effective to be:

UNINSTALL THE CURRENT VERSION OF INTERNET EXPLORER:

Default Browser section. If Internet Explorer did not appear in the search results proceed to the Enabling Internet Explorer section. Enabling Internet Explorer On some configurations of Windows 10, IE11 may be turned off as a feature by design. The following steps will take you through the process of enabling and installing the application. Pin the IE to your Taskbar in Windows 10. This Internet Explorer will most likely be installed on your. After upgrading or installing Windows 10 the default web browser is the new Microsoft Edge browser. But there may be websites that are not compatible with the new browser at which point you will need to use Internet Explorer 11 (IE 11). IE 11 is still included in Windows 10 but can be difficult to locate and launch. Some Edge browser problems encountered by Windows 10 users may be avoided by switching to Internet Explorer 11. A Windows 10 upgrade or a new purchase comes with both MS Edge and IE 11 installed and ready to use. MS Edge is the factory default setting. Drake's review of MS Edge revealed problems with response time, browser time-outs, and incompatibility when using the Drake e-Training.

  1. CONTROL PANEL > PROGRAMS AND FEATURES > on the top left click VIEW INSTALLED UPDATES
  2. Either find INTERNET EXPLORER or just perform a search (top right corner)
  3. Attempt to UNINSTALL the version you have

RUN SYSTEM FILE CHECKER:

  1. Run a CMD window using RUN AS ADMINISTRATOR
  2. type SFC /SCANNOW
  3. wait and reboot as directed

RUN THE MICROSOFT FIX IT TOOL:

  1. Run the Microsoft Internet Explorer Uninstall Repair Tool from HERE.
  2. Reboot as directed
  3. Read and follow the steps in UNINSTALL THE CURRENT VERSION OF IE above
  4. Reboot as directed
  5. Download the current Internet Explorer from Microsoft HERE and install it.

You might also find Microsoft’s Troubleshooting a failed installation of Internet Explorer 11 useful.

After upgrading or installing Windows 10 the default web browser is the new Microsoft Edge browser. But there may be websites that are not compatible with the new browser at which point you will need to use Internet Explorer 11 (IE 11). IE 11 is still included in Windows 10 but can be difficult to locate and launch.

Here are three ways to launch Internet Explorer.

First method:

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Ie 11 Will Not Install Windows 10
  1. Open Start menu, select All Apps.
  1. Navigate to Window Accessories.
  1. Expand Windows Accessories, select Internet Explorer.
  1. If you desire you could right click on Internet Explorer and with Pin to Start or Pin to taskbar if you use IE 11 frequently.
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Second method:

  1. In the search bar type “Internet Explorer”, most likely you will not have to type the entire thing as with earlier operation systems Internet Explorer will populate the list and is available. Click on Internet Explorer.
  1. By right clicking on Internet Explorer you can Pin to Start and Pin to taskbar.

Third method.

  1. If you have configured Cortana, click on the microphone in the start bar.
  2. Just say “Launch Internet Explorer”
  3. Cortana will launch Internet Explorer.

Hope this helps you find and use Internet Explorer.

Ie 11 Not Installing In Windows 10

Until next time, Ride SAFE!

Rick Trader
Windows Server Instructor – Interface Technical Training
Phoenix, AZ

For more Windows 10 articles, see the following posts from Interface Technical Training:

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  • Performing a Windows 10 Clean Installation using Windows 10 Upgrade Media by Rick Trader
  • How to create Windows 10 Alternate Upgrade Media by Rick Trader
  • Is the Windows 10 Upgrade Notification Malware? By Mike Danseglio
  • Windows 10 – Exploring Security by Steve Fullmer
  • Windows 10 – “Recommended” Update enables Get Win 10 capabilities by Steve Fullmer
  • How to Install the Latest Windows Update Agent by Steve Fullmer
  • Windows 10 – First Look by Steve Fullmer

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