How to Uninstall New Versions of Internet Explorer Web Browser in Windows?

Whenever you install a new version of Internet Explorer (IE) web browser in Windows, it automatically replaces the existing version installed in your system with the new version. If you don't like the new version of IE, you can uninstall it using "Programs and Features" page of Control Panel.

If you have also installed a new version of Internet Explorer in your Windows and now you want to uninstall it, this tutorial will help you.

You can use following simple steps to uninstall any version of Internet Explorer from your system:

1. Open Control Panel and click on "Programs and Features" icon.

2. Now click on "View installed updates" link given in left sidebar.

3. You'll see "Windows Internet Explorer" update listed there. Select the update and click  on "Uninstall" button in toolbar or right-click on the update and select "Uninstall" option.


4. That's it. It'll require a restart. After restarting Internet Explorer's new version will be removed from your system and the previous IE version will be restored automatically.

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