MS Making Life hard

Discussion in 'Windows 7' started by ypvs, Oct 19, 2016.

  1. ypvs

    ypvs MDL Novice

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    I recently did a fresh Win 7 64 bit install with IE8. Normally the first thing I do is hit the MS site and download IE11. This time I get the 'site does not support your browser' but I do get to the download page. Unfortunately when clicking on the link I get the 'thanks for downloading' but no pop up to actually download. I tried a couple of times but gave up and installed Firefox.

    Did I miss something or has anyone else had this problem??

    I normally just run the installer and don't bother to save it
     
  2. bozoderclown

    bozoderclown MDL Novice

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    everything is ok, you do it just like it should be done. after fresh install of the new os grab firefox or chrome and install it.

    so don't worry everything is ok.
     
  3. Enthousiast

    Enthousiast MDL Tester

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    For MSIE11 on Windows 7, check here on MDL :)
     
  4. Katzenfreund

    Katzenfreund MDL Expert

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    And you no longer need the IE for the Microsoft Update Catalog, it now works with all browsers.
     
  5. Oz

    Oz MDL Expert

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  6. Enthousiast

    Enthousiast MDL Tester

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    As i mentioned before, MDL has a dedicated thread about MSIE11 on Windows 7, right here, all info, downloadlinks and all languages.
     
  7. atgpud2003

    atgpud2003 MDL Member

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    First do all Windows 7 Updates, or Slim Update patch kits then after is done, then install IE11 and works charm.

    ATGPUD2003
     
  8. ypvs

    ypvs MDL Novice

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    I could quite easily GET to the download page, what struck me as strange was I couldn't get the installer to download with IE8. Last time I did it was back in Jul/Aug when doing fresh installs on spare HDs to get Win 10 reservations
     
  9. Enthousiast

    Enthousiast MDL Tester

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  10. cocachris89

    cocachris89 MDL Senior Member

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    Its about damn time...

    Anyways, like atgpud2003 said, it would be easier to slipstream a good majority of updates into a wim so it makes the updating part much quicker.
     
  11. T-S

    T-S MDL Guru

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    Yepp...




    Making w7 hard and boring to upgrade makes W10 more appetizing, simple as that.
     
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  12. cocachris89

    cocachris89 MDL Senior Member

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    Can easily be done in one hit with the Simplex Pack
     
  13. Enthousiast

    Enthousiast MDL Tester

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    It's SIMPLIX ;):D
     
  14. T-S

    T-S MDL Guru

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    Thanks for the "scoop", but upgrading w7 myself is not a problem,and not what I was discussing in my previous post.
     
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