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Internet Explorer 17mb file

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  1. ijusth

    ijusth Thread Starter

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    I have the 500kb file(s) but does anyone have the 17mb file(s) (or link) that actually has the installation files? IE 6 or 5.5 or 5.0 is fine.

    Going to MS gives you the small file but I would like the large file and wondered is that all of the stuff you find in the windows update setup folder?

    Just as a fyi the reason I need this is because my IE is screwed up. Installed XP on a brand new h/d and it wasn't working (couldn't hit the web) so I did a deltree on windows folder and installed 98se. Forgot to delete the program files/IE folder however. Needless to say the xp version of IE doesn't like 98se. Went and deleted the contents of that folder (along with any other file created 8/23/01) and am hoping that just installing IE alone will fix it. I guess I can reinstall 98 on top of itself but the IE install may be faster. Hate to have to delete everything on the HD and start from scratch but that is the other option. I have Office and a few utilities now installed so it isnt huge but still an extra hours work I would like to avoid.
     
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    this link doesn't get me to the larger 17mb file - only the 500kb file which I already have
     
  5. skunkarific

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    There is a way to do it-but not from microsoft's d/l site. It involves grabbing the file. When you find out, let me know, I need it too!
     
  6. TonyKlein

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    Go to Microsoft Download Center, and select the version of IE you'd like to download.

    Run the setup/download manager; when you're asked, accept the download agreement.

    The setup/download manager will report "initializing setup..." and then offer two choices: "Install Now" (the default choice) and "Install Minimal or Customize Your Browser." If you read the small type beneath each main option, you'll see that "Install Minimal" includes an option to "download and install later." That's what you want: Select "Install Minimal." Click Next.

    At the first "Options" screen ("Component Options"), click the "Advanced" button and then select "download only." Click Next.

    At the next "Options" screen, make the appropriate choices for download type and destination.

    Let the download proceed.

    You can re-run that Setup as often as you wish without having to re-download all the files.
     
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    Since you already have the "small" setup file, you can use the RUN command line as documented below to bring down the entire file.

    Courtesy of
    Alex "crazygerman" Byron
    Webmaster, Editor-in-Chief
    PC911

    "You can download the setup files for internet explorer to your hard drive without having to immediately install it. This lets you save the files on your hard drive or cd or zip for later installation. In addition, you can also specify which operating systems you want to be able to install it on. here's how:

    Go to the microsoft ie web site - http://www.microsoft.com/windows/ie/default.htm - and click on the version of ie you want to download. They currently offer ie 6 and ie 5.5 sp2 and ie 5.01 sp2. Follow the instructions to download the setup file. When prompted, save that setup file to disk into a folder of your choice.

    Once the file is downloaded, go to start / run and type in the following command exactly as shown, including the quotes. Of course you'll need to replace the path to the setup file with the path where it's located on your machine:

    For ie 5:
    "e:\Downloads\MSIE\ie5setup.exe" /c:"ie5wzd.exe /d /s:""#E"

    For ie 6:
    "e:\Downloads\MSIE\ie6setup.exe" /c:"ie6wzd.exe /d /s:""#E"

    This will result in a special download window where you can specify where to download the setup files to, as well as what OS's to download the setup files for.

    Even though you'll end up with one folder and one set of setup files, you can then use the same setup files for any OS that you specified."
     
  8. skunkarific

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    THANKS!!!!!

    GOT EM ALL!!!
     
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