upgrade IE6 to IE8 - Can't install Internet Explorer 8 because the installer can't find SHLWAPI.dll in dynamic library

after download says cant find SHLWAPI.dll in dynamic library ??? how do i fix this please help? thank you  i had to format and reinstall win xp home and it has IE6 and it wont let me upgrade to 7 or 8 ..
 

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Last updated May 16, 2018 Views 332 Applies to:

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