Unable to uninstall Internet Explorer 8 from Add/Remove programs

Original Title : how repair ie8,?.

lost icon & program folder of ie8 not showing normal contents, downloads not with existing ie8, can't remove ie8 in add/remove folder.  please help!

 

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Last updated August 24, 2018 Views 8,855 Applies to:
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I tried the method listed above to try to remove Explorer 8 and received the following message: 
"The system cannot find the path specified."

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Hi,

 

What happens when you uninstall Internet Explorer 8 from Add/remove programs?

Please follow the methods listed below.

Method 1:

Follow the steps mentioned below to Uninstall Internet Explorer 8

a.     Carefully select and then copy the following command:

%windir%\ie8\spuninst\spuninst.exe

b.     Click Start, and then click Run.

c.     In the Open box, type Cmd.exe, and then press ENTER.

d.     Right-click inside the Cmd.exe window, and then click Paste to paste the command that you copied.

e.     Press ENTER to uninstall Internet Explorer 8.

f.      When the uninstall program is finished, restart your computer.

 

Refer: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/957700

 

Method 2:

Follow the steps mentioned in the link below.

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/950719

 

Method 3:

Download and install Internet Explorer 8 from the link mentioned below.

http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?displaylang=en&id=43

 

Also refer to the link mentioned below.

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/949220

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