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Help please -- BROWSER EU Chice kills IE and doesn't offer IE10

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    Hafnarfjörđur IS
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    Linux Centos 7, W8.1, W7, W2K3 Server W10

    Help please -- BROWSER EU Chice kills IE and doesn't offer IE10


    Hi there
    I've tried to KILL this wretched browser questionnaire - I'm using W8 Enterprise RTM ( X-64) from TechNet -- US version.

    If I click Continue --IE just offers all sorts of B/S about IE9 (nothing about IE10) and just Hangs if I try and go further.

    If I delete the whole wretched piece of B/S I just get prompted again the next time I connect to the Internet.

    What's up here -- I got my copy of W8 from a LEGAL subscription -- US, my registration is Iceland -- not yet (and maybe never) a part of the EU -- at least not until after a forthcoming referendum, but just because I logon on via a Hotel's wifi system in Brussels I get prompted for this B/S browser stuff.

    OK if it works but at least it should offer current versions like IE10.

    The whole thing is total nonsense anyway --but at least it SHOULD WORK.

    My browser is currently IE10 -- I don't need all this B/S to install IE9.

    Screenshot enc.

    Cheers
    jimbo
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    Hi jimbo,
    Have you tried uninstalling the Browser Choice Screen Update(KB976002)?
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    Hafnarfjörđur IS
    Posts : 4,376
    Linux Centos 7, W8.1, W7, W2K3 Server W10


    Quote Originally Posted by brummyfan View Post
    Hi jimbo,
    Have you tried uninstalling the Browser Choice Screen Update(KB976002)?
    Hi there
    then it just re-installs again at the next update.

    I think the only way to kill it is to choose say Chrome -- then manually install IE10 then un-install chrome etc.

    Why they need all this B/S about a browser I really haven't a clue - but there we are. My gripe is also that it offers you a BACK LEVEL version of IE and then causes your system to hang if you are on W8 RTM Enterprise.

    Cheers
    jimbo
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    Yes, I understand your frustration jimbo, it's a nuisance when you set for automatic update. This is the result of a meaningless ruling by the EU, I believe.
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