After installing Win7 (64 bit), part of the updating is to move to IE9. After installing IE9 and finding out how much you truly hate it, you remove it through "Turn Windows Features On/Off" and it reverts back to IE8. Then forgetting to hide the update, IE9 then reloads along with some other Win7 updates. You go through the same exercise again through the "Features" section only this time IE8 is no longer available. So you then go through the Microsoft website and find the IE8 install program, download it and attempt to re-install it (using admin priv's of course) and that when you get the error that "Internet Explorer 8 is not supported on this operating system."
Can you please give us this workaround? Thanks, Joe