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When downgrading from IE 10 to IE 9 or earlier versions, the IDM will no longer work if IE10 updated is uninstalled. by Erin Lam


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Type: Bug
ID: 790101
Opened: 6/13/2013 7:06:56 AM
Access Restriction: Public
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When downgrading from IE10 to IE9, if the update for Internet Explorer 10 is removed prior to uninstalling the IE10 feature, the IDM built into IE9 will no longer work.

Additionally, reinstalling IE9 will also not retrigger the IDM, nor will downgrading to IE8.

When the box is simply unchecked to uninstall IE10, however, and the Windows update for it is not removed, the IDM will continue to work as normal.
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Posted by Microsoft on 7/10/2013 at 12:43 PM
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