Microsoft Fix it Tool Removes IE9 if Standard IE9 Uninstallation Fails

by Venkat eswarlu on October 27, 2011

in Freeware

If you’ve installed IE9 over IE8 and for a reason want to uninstall IE9 which appears under installed updates in Programs and Features if you’ve failed to uninstall IE9 then you can use Fix It tool released by Microsoft to remove IE9  from your Computer.

Internet Explorer 9 thumb Microsoft Fix it Tool Removes IE9 if Standard IE9 Uninstallation Fails

Microsoft Fix it tool to remove IE9

Download and run Fix it tool and follow the steps in the Fix it wizard.  If you want to uninstall IE9 that was on other Computer you can save the fix it tool to USB drive and run on the Computer that has problem in uninstalling IE9.

After completion of fix it wizard you’ll be on IE8 version.

Manually uninstalling IE9 using a command

You  can manually also remove IE9 by running the following command in the Run command box.

FORFILES /P %WINDIR%\servicing\Packages /M Microsoft-Windows-InternetExplorer-*9.*.mum /c "cmd /c echo Uninstalling package @fname && start /w pkgmgr /up:@fname /norestart"

Download Microsoft Fix it tool to remove IE9

Read more details here.

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LA March 4, 2014 at 4:18 am

This doesn’t work. I still get the “IE9 is already installed” error even after rebooting.

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